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W0IPBCTU8 UP TilK PROHIBITIONIST
"If any State deeuia the rotaii and internal traffic
in ardeut spirits injurious to iU citiiena, and calcu
lated to produce iulono**, vice, or debauchery, 1 nee
nothing in the Constitution of the United States to
prevent it from regulating or restraining the traffic,
or front prohibiting it altogether, if it thinks proper."
Cktef Justin Taney.
ON or before the 1st of January, 1864, the Execu
tive Committee of the New York State Teinper
ranoe Society will imtuu the first number of a Month
ly Temperance Journal, under the title of" Tub Pro
HIBITIOKIST."
Its Sizb.?It will be printed on a double medium
sheet, making eight quarto pages, of four columns to
a page; and, oxoluding advortisemeuts, each number
will oontain an amount of reading matter equal at
least to that furnished by our larger-siiod daily jour
nals, or to that of an ordinary duodecimo volume of
160 pages.
It? Objbct.??'To advocate tho Cause, of Temper
ance generally, and especially the Legislative Prohibi
tion of the Traffic in Intoxicating Beverages, to pro
pare the minds of tho masses for such Prohibition, by
showing iU expediency and Necessity, aud to secure,
by all the influence it may legitimately exert, the
porous enforcement of Prohibitory Laws when ob
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it will be National in its circulation and influence.
Such is our aim aud expectation. We desire to see
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State, till it becomes tho rooogniflbd policy of tho Na
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v TUB ARGUMENT.
Introduction Territory of the Barbary States. Tb?
Subjeot and Source* of Iuforination. ,
I Origin of Slavery. Slavery in the Barbary StaUi
II Hvstory of White Slavery m Barbtry, 1Kairl)
KfforU against it-bv Fetriinand the Cathollie, bj |
Charlea V, by England, by France, by Holland, Free
doin by Redemptwu; Freedom by 'JJ?*
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ry ? Parallel between White and Black Slavery, Tri
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Apelogie. for Whitu Slavery (Happy CondUionoHb,
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Better off than the Free Christiana Barb***' Nev
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SbS&J. (Lioloalon M~lJ>*y?gft"
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TIIE WEAL AND WOE OF SOCIAL LIFE.
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described with much spirit and graphic cffcot. *
* We are disposed to regard the book as the beta
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but we have broken our practice, and have read this
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picture of American sooial life.?Chicago vrthun
Written with marked ability.?Zauesviih Courin.
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Uidtum.
Tho style is attractive and fascinating ; there is a
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llaa so many thrilling passages and well drawn
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popularity. She takes us with her to the drunkard's
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Christian Herald.
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Albany Tribune.
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the fashionable in high life.?Ohio Organ.
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# * * Has sketchod it in its daintiest form of
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It is indeed a gem. We doubt whether the celebra
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* * * The incidents dramatic, and the inter
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ELEVENTH VOLUME OP
THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST
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Weekly Agricultural Paper of the Country.
THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST, a weekly
Periodical of sixteen large quarto pages, making
an anuual volume of 832 pages of nearly double the
site of those in the first ton volumes of the Agricul
turist.
It is beautifully printed with type cast expressly
for it, and on tho best of clear whito paper, with wide
margin, so that tho numbers can be easily stitched
or bound together.
A copious Index is weekljr added, which will be
fully amplified at the end of the year, for the bound
work.
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ing, which transpires cither at home or abroad, and
which can serve to instruct or interest tho Parmer,
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the Stook-Broedor; thus making it the most com
plete and useful Agricultural Pablioation of the day.
- Correct and valuable Market Reports.
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actual transactions which take plaoe from week to
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ing our readers constantly and reliably advised as to
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obtained from these Market Reports alone has saved
our readers thousands of dollars, by informing them
of the best time to sell or purchase.
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culturists of this country are becoming too much
awake to the demands of thoir owu calling to be
longer *%tisfied with the slow monthly issues of a pa
per professedly devoted to their interests, or to trust
alone to the irresponsible extracts in a"farmer'*
column," so popular just now in papers chiefly devo
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for the united support of all the intelligent fanners
of this country in their continued effort to furnish a
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shall be progressive, and at the sarno time cautious
and conservative in all its teachings.
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its pages, wfth the silly, fictitious literature, and
light, miscellaneous matter of the day; it has a high
er aim; and a small part only of its spaco will be
devoted to matters not immediately pertaining to the
great business of Agriculture. The household m
well as the out-door work of the farm will receive a
due share of attention. The humbugs and nostrums
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Editorial Department.
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for the past ten years, and Mr. Orange Judd, A. M.,
a thoroughly practical farmer and agricultural
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They will be assisted by Prof. Nash, who has been
for a long time one of the moot sucoesafui farmers of
New England, and is now Agricultural Professor of
Amherst College; Rev. Wm. Cllft, widely known as a
pleasing and Instructive writer on gardening and
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Dec 22 18V Wster street, New V rk
FARM FOR NH.I,
WILL be sold at private aale. that well-known
Karai lying on Seventh street Plank Voad. in
Montgomery county, Maryland, about ngJU miles
from Washington nity, containing 372{ acres, more
or less; about 100 in meadow, IfiO in wood, and the
balance (1724) *n cleared fields. The* Farm Csn li'
divided into several, giving a fair proportion of w**
and mnadow land to each. The whole Farm
watered, several never failing streams
through it. The fencing is good, and ^or? *
large quantity of cbcstnat timber in ? V woods, suit
able for a further division of the fleW*
In point of health, beauty, and location, it la not
surpassed by any (arm in the P^ate of Maryland. 11
has always been remarkable for its beauty. The
dwelling contains eight rooms, kitchen, pantry, Ac.,
garret, cellars, Ac , all edrronnded by a neal paling,
with a pump of good water in the yard; hern. *?*"
ble, and other out-houses; good spring h??se, with
a never failing spring of delightftilly eool water at
tached. ,
Servants' quarters for as many hand' M would
ever be necessary on tho Farm.
A good apple orchard, and some excellent peach
es, pears, cherries, Ac. . , .
The road being now of the very best character,
produce from the Farm and manures from the Citf
can be hauled at any and all seasons of the
Thin property will b? pold
cheaper than any other property on the **
tween it and the city. With an ordinary sw*. ? ?
not more than an hour's drive to the
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