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prevent it from regulating or retraining tho traffic,
or from prohibitinglt altogether, if it thinks proper.
ChuJ Justice Taiuy.
ON or before the Jut of January, 1854, tho Execu
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ly Temperance Journal, uuder the title ot "In* "a?
H1BITIOEIHT." , ,, ,,
Irs 8i/k ?It will be printed on a double medium
sheet, making eight quarto pages, of four columns to
a page; and, excluding advertisements, each number
will oontain an amouut of reading matter equal at
least to that furnishod by our larger-sited daily jour
nals, or to that of au ordinary duodecimo volume ol
Its Object.?To advocate the Cause of Touiper
ance generally, andespootally th? Legislative Prohibi
tion of the Traffic, in Intoxicating Beverages, to pre
pare the minds of the masses for such Prohibition. i?>
showing ita expediency and Necessity, and to secure,
by all the influence it may legitimately exert, the
vigorous enforcement of Prohibitory Laws when o -
Itb Field.?Dealing with general principles, with
arguments alike applicable to every community whore
the traffic exiate, and with facte illustrative of these
arguments and principles, the paper will be Natwiud
in ite spirit, In its scopo, in its purpose, and, we trust,
it will be National in its circulation and iutf uence.
Such ia our aim and expectation. We desire to see
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State, till it becomes tho recognised policy of the Na
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LEWIS LADOmOS,
No. 20t Chestnut street. Philadelphia.
07" These are the cheapest watches in the united
States, and warranted Jan. 18?.la
TMK LITTLK PIWBIM.
A Monthly Journal for Girls ant Hoys
KDJTK1) QV IJKACK UKKINWOOO.
A paper, under the above title, will !>? published
at Philadelphia on the first duy of October next.
In site and general character, this publication will
resemble Mn. Margaret L. Bailey'a lately discontinued
Friend of Yuuth, the place of whioh it is designed to
take.
Terms.?Fifty cents a year, for single copies; or
ten oopies for four dollars. Payment invariably in
advance.
All subscriptions and communications to be ad
dressed to L. K. LIPP1NC0TT, Philadelphia.
FAAAY F AAA'S NEW BOOK FOR THE HOI.V
DAYS.
20,000 ordered in Advance of Publication.
Will be ready Heuday, Dec. 31b.
Little fernb foh fanny's little
FRIENDS. By the author of "Fern Leaves.''
One elogant Iftmo; 300 pages; six Illustrations.
Prioe 76 cents. The same, gilt edge, $1.
Oopies sent by mail, post paid, on receipt of price.
Published by .
DERBY A MILLER, Auburn. N. Y.
DERBY, ORTON, A MULLIGAN, Buffalo.
For sale by all Booksellers throughout the United
States and Canada*. Dec. 8?3t
rUBLUHUU' ANNOUKOKMKNT!
v - ELEVENTH VOLUME OF
THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST,
% THC J.KA 1)1 NO
Weekly Agricultural Paper of the Country.
T1IE AMERICAN agriculturist, a weekly
Periodical of sixteen large quarto pages, making
an anuual volume of 832 pages of nearly double tbe
siso of those in the first ton volumos of the Agricul
turist.
It is beautifully printed with type cast expressly
for it, and on the best of clear whito papor, with wide
margin, so that the numbors can bo eusily stitched
or bound together. ..
A copious Index is weekly added, which will l>e
fully amplified at the end of tbe year, for the bound
work.
Comprehensive in its Character,
Each volume will contain all matter worth record
ing, which transpires cither at homo or abroad, and
which can serve to instruct or interest the Farmer,
the Planter, th? Fruit-Urower, tho Gardener, and
the Stock-Breeder; thus making it the most com
plete and useful Agricultural Publication of the day.
? Correct and valuable Market Reports.
The Markets will be carefully reported, giving the
actual transactions whioh take place froui week to
week, in Grain, Provisions, Cattle, Ac.; thus koep
ing our readers constantly and reliably advised as to
their interests. During the past year, the knowledge
obtained from these Market Reports alone has ha veil
our readers thousands of dollars, by informing them
of the best time to sell or purchase.
Such a Paper is demanded Ity the Farming
Community.
The publishers confidently believe that (he agri
culturists of this country are becoming too much
awake to the demands of their own calling to be
longer satisfied with the slow monthly issues of a pa
per profeesodly devoted to their interests, or to trust
alone to the irresponsible extracts in a " fanner's
column," so popular justjiow in papers cbietiy devo
ted to business, politics, or literature; and thoy look
for the united support of all the intelligent fanners
of this oountry in their coutinued effort to furnish a
weekly paper of a high and reliable character, which
shall be progressive, and at the same time cautious
and conservative in all its teachings.
Essentially an Agricultural Paper.
The Agriculturist will not depart from Hs legiti
mate sphore to catch popular favor by lumbering up
its pages, with the silly, fictitious litorature, and
light, miscellaneous matter of the day; it has a high*
er aim; and a small part ohly of its space will be
devoted to matters not immediately pertaining to the
great business of Agriculture. The household as
well as the out-door work of the farm will receive a
due share of attention. The humbugs and nostrums
afloat in the community will be triea by roliable sci
entific rales, and their worthlessness exposed. It is
the aim of the publishers to keep this |taper under
the guidanoe of thoAe who will make it a standard
work, whioh shall communicate to its reuders only
that which is safe and reliable.
An hulependent Journal.
The. A mm can Agriculturist stands upon its own
merits; and the truthfulness, teal, and ability,
which it brings to the support of the interests of tbe
farmer. It is untrammeled by any collateral busi
ness conneotiens whatever; nor is it the organ of any
cHque, or the unfllnK machine of any man or thing
Thoroughly independent in all points, its ample pa
gee are studiously given alone to the support and im
provement of the great agricultural class.
Editorial Department.
The American Agriculturist is under the editorial
supervision of Mr. A. B. Allen, its principal editor
for the past ten years, and Mr. Orange Judd, A. M ,
a thoroughly practical farmer and agricfiltural
chemist. .
They Till be assisted by Prof. Naah, who has been
for a long time on4 of tbe most suecoesful farmers of
New England, and is now Agricultural Profcnsor of
Amherst College; Rev. Wm. Clift, widely known as a
pleasing and instructive writer on gardening and
other departments of practical agriculture, and, in
addition to these, a number ol other eminent agri
cultural writers.
All tbe editors are men practically experienced in
their profession, each of whom can handle the Plow
as well as the Pen.
The Cheapest Paper in the country, of its char?
' . acier. ?
The American Agriculturist is supplied to regular
snt>scril>ers at a coat of leas than four cents a number,
of sixteen large pages; and to large dubs for lee*
than two and a half cents. Each number will contain
raggestions for tbe treatment of aoila, manios, crops,
stock, Ac., which will often be worth to the reader
more than tb?cost of the pajier for a yea'.
Specimen Copiex.
Specimen copies will be forwarded, grntfo, to aey
one sending their name and poet ufflc addrc? l<> 4h*
publishers.
TiKMe, Ac.?The paper will be promptly is-n? .1 on
Wedneeday of each week, and mailed to aubec.ibera
on the following liberal terms
To (ingle subscribers, at $2 a year?$2.
To elubs of three subscribers, at $1*7 a year - $.'?
To clubs of five subscribers, at |l M a year- fit.
?To elubs of ten subscribers, at?l Ml a year
To elubs of twenty subscribers, at $1.25 a y?sr?
$25
Tbe money always to accompany the names for
which the paper is ordered
The Postmaster or other person sending a elub ol
ten will be entitled to one extra copy gratis.
The Postmaster or other person rending a club of
twenty or more, will be presented with an extra copv,
and also a copy of the National Magaiine, Scientific
American, Weekly Tribune, or Waekly Times, or any
other paper or periodical in this city, not costing over
two dollars per annum
Subscriptions may be forwarded hy mail, at the
risk af tbepahlishers, if enclosed and mailed in the
presence of the Postmaster.
Q7" Communications for tbe paper should be ad
dressed to tbe editors ; subscriptions, advertisements,
and all matters relating to the business department,
should be addressed to tbe publishers,
ALLEN A CO.
Dec. 22 1H1> Water street. New Y
FARM FOR MAI.K.
WILL be aold at private sale, that well known
Farm lying on Seventh street Plank Road, in
Montgomery county, Maryland, about eight milts
from Washington city, containing 3714 acres. inote
or less; about 100 In meadow, Iwl in wood, and tbe
balance in cleared fields. The Farm can be
divided into several, giving a fair proportion of wood
and meadow land to each. Tbe whole Farm is well
watered, several never failing streams passing
through it. The fencing is good, and there is a
large quantity of chestnut Umber in the woods, suit
able for a further division of the fields.
In point of health, beauty, and location, it ia not
surpassed by any farm in the State of Maryland It
has always been remarkable for its beaaty. The
dwelling contains eight rooms, kitchen, pantry, Ac.,
garret, cellars, Ac., all surrounded by a neat paling,
with a pump of good water In the yard j barn, sta
ble, and other out houses; good spring-house, with
a never-failing spring of delightfully cool water at
tached.
Servants' quarters for as many hands M would
ever he necessary on the Farm.
A good apple orchard, and some eicellent peach
es, pears, cherries, Ac.
The road being now of the very best character,
produce from the Farm and manures from the City
can be hauled at lAiy alfd all seasons of tbe year
This pro party will be sold twnlrffiiv prr rrnt.
cheaper than any other property on the road be
tween it and the city. With an ordinary horse, It is
not more than an hour's drive to the citv
Any communications addressed to CIIARLKS V.
GORDON, Washington, D. 0., will receive atten
tion. Dee Ifr- Ateow
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