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K#'" Th& stars (*) in the /olhW‘ ing Index show where engravings 0ccur. Articles r^erring direcUy tr indirectly to Cattle, Horses, Fertilizers, Flowers, Fowls, Foul- try, Insects, Plants, Weeds, etc., ■will be found indexed under these general heads.

A

Adobes ns a Building Material*. .411

Agriculture, Friends of . 312

Allen, A. B., Visit to.. . 509

Animal Ailments, 55-148-204-243-288 -324-370-414-510-554.

Animals, Farm, Feeding and Care of, 47-328-*360-*405-495-*512.

Ants, Pyrethrum for . 430

Apiary, The, 52-97-151-*196-»242*281- *330-*364-*403-*493-*527.

Apple-barrel War . 393

Apples, Do, Hurt Cows? 533— Expor¬ tation of, 534 for Exportation, 360 Keeping Early, 325— Keeping in Winter, 22— Russian, 59— Stored in

Pits, 405.

Apricot, The . *.. 60

Arts, Manual in Farming . 49

Ash, Mountain, Berries . 23

Ashes, Coal and Muck for Ever¬ greens, 33 and Manure, 544— How to Keep, 15.

Asparagus, Bunching . *.. 34

Axe, Fence Post . *..306

B

Back-Yard, The . ...105

Bacteria, What Are ? . 61

Barberries, Evergreen . *..115

Barn, $300, *293 Adobe, 15— Cattle Hillside, *1.76 Florida, *410— .Me¬

dium-sized, *203— Remodelled *18 -*9o— Small, *253— Small, $945, *4.

Barn, Flooring . *.. 18

Barn-yard Economy . 62

Barrel Coops . *. .100

Barrow, A Barrel . "74

Barrow, for Stable Bedding...*.. 12

Bars, Sliding Support for . *.. 7

Baskets, Fruit and Flower _ *..378

Baskets, Hanging . 547

Bath, The Dust. . 362

Beans, Castor Oil, 20,5-325— Horse, English, *212 Lima, 100-249 Some, 252.

Bed, Seed, for Forest Trees. *..202 Beef, Slaughtered, Elevating a... 5

Beets,. Early and Late . 2S4

Berry-patch, The . 163

Birch, White, The . *.. 56

Bird, Destructive Farm . 112

Birds, Encourage the . 240

Birds, English Sparrows . 509

Blackberries, “Early Cluster,’’

Wilson Junior,” . *..22

Blackberries, New . *..212

Blackberry, An Evergreen . 205

Blackberry in Summer, The . 292

Blessing, Questionable, A . 104

Bones on the Farm . 239

Bones, Reducing . 360

Book Farmers . . 40B

Books, 228-274-314-351-892-519.

Box, Nest for Hens,*51— Mailing, for Plants, 490— Tool, Portable, 247—

Wagon, *52.

Boxes, Nest, Hanging . 247

Boxes, Transplanting . * .163

Boys' and Girls’ Columns.

A Apples, Which Is the Top *218— B Birds, Some Interesting, *263— Boarders, Mj', Do You Know? 427— Boating and Canoeing, *507 —“Buck, Buck, How Many C Horns ?” *72- Camelopard, Mr. Dyckman's, 219 Chimpanzee, The, *119— Christmas Surprises, 550— Corals not Insects, *219— I) Crow, Our Tame, 170— Day, St. Valentine’s, 70— Deer, Horn Shedding, *28—

Doctor's Talks ;— Aurora Boreal Is, 70— Bees, Bumble, English, *302 Chicks, Hatching of, *109— Clams, * 428 Country, The Proper Ontflt for the, 217 Diamond ^ Stones, 384— Dogwood, Flower¬

ing, The, *217— Egg-hatching In Incubator, *343 Itggs, Hatching of, 169— Flies, *508— Flower, Bar¬ berry, *217— Incubator, The, 196 —July, Fourth of. Preparations, 263— Knot-tying,*70— Monkey s Bread,” *302 Moth, Death's Head, How Known, *302— Muci¬ lage and Paste, 120 Mussel, Fresh Water, *383 Plant, a Weed or Not, 262— Plants, Com¬ mon, Worth Examining, 218 Plants, Observe, 169— Scorpions, *28— Shrimps, What Are ? *427— Sleight of Hand,”*550— Sponge, A Vegetable or Animal, *120- Toads, Tree, or Tree Frogs, *314 Weed List, Prizes, 120-262 Weed Lists, Whole Number of, 262.

E Eyes Sometimes Deceive Us, *28 G Games for Winter Evenings, 27 H Head,Body, and Legs, *28— Head¬ dress, A Living, *506 Hen, and Quails, 218— Hunger the Best K Cook, 28— Kangaroo, Rock, The, L *550 Letter, Dakota Boy’s, 428 M Musician, The Young, *.70 P 'Pencil, Can You Talk With the, 303 Poultry-keeping, A Boy’s, 218 Puzzle, Old, Improved, *550 R —Rebus, 119-169-218-262-344-4'27- 505-509-551-553.

Stories .•-Snake-Charming. *384— A Red-Letter Day, 507— A Wes¬ tern Boy's Adventure, *26— An Adventure ivitli Bruin, *342— An Amateur May-party, 216 An Unexpected Journey, *301— At the Ferry, *382— Caught in the Battle, *426 -Frogs, by Day and Night, *508— How Lady Bird and the Boys Kept Washington’s Birthday, *71 How Tommy Celebrated tlie First of April, *168— Jack, tlie Bridge-mouse, 332— Kittie’s Lesson, *210— Many a Slip ’twixt the Claiv and tlie Lip, *303 More than Straw¬ berries and Cream, *261—0110 of the Waters, *118— Wing Foo’s Christmas Tree, *551.

T Toads,Tree,344 Toboggan, How to Make, *70 Tree, Banyan, Tlie, *219— Tree, Mangrove, *27

W Wed ling, Floral, 344 Weed Lists, About tlie, 218— Wolves, Among *120.

Boys Taught to Use Tools . 153

Brake, Wagon, A . *..208

Brake, Wagon, Automatic . *..49

Breeding Horses . 335

Breeds, Beef, the Best . 335

Broccoli, Branching, The . *..257

Brooder, Cliicken, A . 63

Bucket, Bored-well, A . *..326

Buckwheat as a Farm Crop . 372

Bulbs, Fall or Holland . 423

Bulb.s, Plant Early . 377

Butchering, Home . 16

Butter, Bogus . 202

Butter Fat . IH

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Cabbage, Savoy . . . '. .181

Cabbages and Club Foot . 289

Cabbages as a Farm Crop . '279

Calves. See Cattle.

Canaries, The Old and New in*. .488

Cardoon, What Is ? . ». .165

Carp and Ducks . 205

Carp as a Food Fisli . 11

Cart, A Liquid Manure . 366

Carrots, Wild . 529

Cattle— Angus Cows, *485— Ayrshire Tests, 210 Britisli Shorthorns, *101 Bulls, Vicious, Head-gear, * 197— Calves, lloose in, 21— Cow, Fine Milcli, A, *305 Cow, in Midsummer, The, 281— Cow, Wild, Catching, A, 249 Cows, Butter Testing of, 410 Cows, Prolong the Milking Season of, 241 Cows, Shorthorn, * 500 Switch, Confining, 108— Cattle, Connecti¬ cut Red, * 541— Diseases in tlie West, 892 Feeding, 99— for tlie Soutli, 335— Guernsey, *321 —Hol¬ land, 411— Holstein, 365— Manger, *4'20— Keeping in the AVest, Sit-

Preventing from Browsing. *11— ‘‘Cattle Pull,” The, 8— Tie for,*542 —Western, The Disease in, 202.

Cats on the Farm . 323

Cedar of Lebanon . . *..115

Cedar, White, California, The*.. 315

Celeriac. What is? . 159

Celery, Blanching with Tiles. *367— New, A, * 319 Should Farmers Grow ? 338— Why Blanch ? 205.

Cellar, Above-ground, An _ *..147

Cellar, Above-ground of Bricks, *375.

Cellars, Above-ground . H

Charcoal, Making . 107

Chat fvith Readers for Jan., 15— Feb., 59— Marcli, 107— April, 159 —May, 205— June, 249— July, 289 Aug., 32.5— Sept., 371 Oct., 430— Nov., 511— Dec. 554.

Cherries and Robins . 325

Cherries, No, but Abundant Bloom, 511.

Cherry, A New . *. .367

Cherry Tree, Trouble with . 205

Chestnuts, Burless . 501

Chestnuts for Planting . 289

Chickens in tlie Garden . 209

Chick-pea, The . *. .66

Cholera, Make Ready lor the... 445

Cider-making Without Press . 241

Cions, The Time to Cut . 15

Cistern, Connecting Old and New, *153.

Cistern, Dimensions of. . . m

Cloth in Place of Glass . 511

Clover Crop, The . 239

Cocoonery, Silk-worm, A . *. .323

Colic, Spasmodic . 197

College, Veterinary, American. .204

Colleges, Agricultural . 511

Colts, Bitting . *. ,162

Colts, Hints about Breaking . 404

Comfort from Old Newspapers.. . 57

Compost and Quack . 15

Conservatory, AVindow . *.. 05

Contributors, Among Our . 311

Contributors, List ot . 412

Coops, Chicken . *. .105

Coup, Fattening Poultry . *..110

Corn, Indian, Change in Color, 67 —Hybridized, How is? 107 In¬ dian, 64— Preparing Ground for.

97 What is a Bushel? 492.

Corn-field and Corn . 361

Corn-fodder, Do Not Stack . 372

Corn-house and Granary . *..333

Cotton, Exposition. A . 161

Cotton ’■ of the Cottonwood _ 371

Cranberry Culture ..*. . 430

Cranberry Culture in Nova Scotia, 107.

Cream Turning Blue . 520

Creamery and the Farmer . 246

Crop, Chief of the Country, 10— Feeding Experitpents, 419— Ice, The, 49 ‘Rlotpects, Talking

Over, *9-LTuTnip, The, 294.

Crops .and 'Stock, Saving, 210— The Cost 'of, 240— AVhat Gather First, .k6— What Do AATth The, 483.

Cfossj<{m'r'3 for Mangers . *. .63

Croup and Its Cure . 440

Crusher, A Clod . 500

Cucumber, A Lasting, 159— For Pickles, 242— Pickling, 371.

Currant Bush, One . 150

Currant Bushes, Trouble with.. 289- 32.5.

Cuttings, Planting Out . 101

Cuttings, Time to Start . '289

Cypress, Southern, The . *. .256

D

Daikon, The . *..412

Dairy, California Statistics . 56

Dairy Questions . 246

Dairying in California . 48

Dairying, Irish . 16

Dakota, What Raised in . 536

Decorations, Festive, Suggestions for, 34.

Derrick, A Convenient . 409

Derrick, Boom . *. .529

Dog Law . 326

Dog, Our . *. ,416

Dog, The, Question . 375

Dogs and Dog Shows.... .....*..206

Dogs, Our Gallery of . •509-*553

Domain, The Public . 5

Door, Barn, Fastening . *., 99

Double-Tree, Strong, A . *.. 63

Drag, The . ....*..148

Draining, Leveling for . *..211

Draining, Suggestions . *..196

Ducks— Duck Houses . *..110

Dwelling, Old, Improved . *..148

E

Edgings, Garden, Flower . ,..258

Eggs, Selling by weight, 211— AH in One Basket, 366— Nest, 107— Win¬ ter Getting, 153.

‘‘Egyptian Evergreen Millet.”. .511 Enemy, Farmer’s most Active.. 18 Ensilage, Important Discovery.. 137

Escutcheon. Guenon’s . 59

Evergreens, Broad-leaved . 535

Evergreens, Pruning . 95-107

Exhibition, Netherlands Interna¬

tional, 59,

F

Fairs, Agricultural, 429— Local, Needed, 162— Prepare for the, 364 Farm, Beautifying the, *406— Farm Walks and Talks, 286-834-*363-407 486-532 Farm Work for January, *2— February, *46— March, *94— April, *146— May, *194— June, *238 —July, *278— August, *318— Sep¬ tember, *358— October, *402— Nov¬ ember, *482— December, 526. Farmers, Among the, 199-242-294-332 -374-418-*498-543 - Comforts, 54 - Law for, *369-419-490— LlabUity for Acta of Beasts, 284.

Farm House, A New York . 372

Farming Does Pay, 63— French, 290 in England, *250 in Germany, *496 New Requirements in, 13— Salt-Water, *368 Western, Possi¬ bilities in, 57 AVool, Australian, •330.

Farms In New York City . ,*..417

Feeding-Box for Cuttle or Sheep* 13 Fence Board Holder, *248— Bracing, *151— Building a Stone, *18— Cheap Slat,*19— Stakes and Riders,*62— Pa3sage-Way3,*487— Picket.A *361.

Fence-Posts, Bracing . *. . 8

Fences Across Streams, *155— Wire, Gates in, *374 Wire, Passages in, *545.

Fencing, Farm . *..104

Fennec, or Zerda, The . *..209

Fern, Maiden-Hair, The . *.. 67

Fertilizer, Fish, Preparing as _ 249

Fertilizer, Scattering by Hand. ..540

Figs, The Culture of . 152

Filberts, Cultivation of . 163

Fish and Fruit in Florida . 50

Fishery Commission, N ew Y ork*327 Fishing, Seth Green and R. B. Roosevelt, 208.

Flail, Threshing, A . *..283

Flower Forcing . 65

Flower Garden and Lawn, for Jan¬ uary, 3— February, 47— April, 147— May, 200— June, 238— July, 279— August, 819— September, 359— Oc¬ tober ,403— N ovember,483— Decem¬ ber, 527.

Flowers, Everlasting, *165— Bulbs, Hyacinth, 64— Carion, *113— Carna¬ tions, New, *115 Chrysanthe¬ mums, Why not More? 23— Cro¬ cuses in Grass, 377— Fuchsias, 241 —Narcissus, A New, *377— Narcis- susses. Old and New, *195— Mul¬ berry, 845 Pansy, The, *256— Poppy, A New, *422— Spring, Sow Now for, 379— Verbenas, from

Seed, 159.

Flues, Watch the . *..499

Fodder, Coarse, for Sheep . 493

Food, Human, Is Blood fit for?. 825

Food, Steamed or Cooked . 197

Forest Commissions . 246

Forest, Rubbish, Clear up the. . .501

Foundations, Wooden, for Build¬ ings, 414.

Fowls, Bumble Foot in, 372— Dis¬ eased, Treating, 490— Fancy Points in, 98— For Winter Laying, 485— Hens Picking Feathers, 335— Hou- dan, *245— How Many, 59— Improv¬ ing Common, 15— Langshau, 100— Which the Best? 500.

Frame, Banner Photograph . 345

I Frogs, Help Farmers. . . . . . . .405,

Frosts, Late, Destruction by . 209

Fruit, Best Prices for, 203— Harvest, The, 339— House, Dryness, 406 Missouri,511 Ripeningand Decay,. 423— Surplus, 345— Without Flow¬

ers, *489.

Fungus, Blueberry . 374

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Gambrel Men Have It . 159

Gambrel, or Gammon, Which ?. . 16 Garden, Farm, Starting, 547— North¬ ernmost In the United Slates, *206 —Structures, Various, *296— Thin¬ ning, 207.

Gas Tar and Its Uses . 533

Gate, A Lifting, *210 -Double-latch¬ ed, A, *198— Poets, Stone and Iron, *493— Wrought Iron, *55,

Gates, Farm.. . *..241

Glass, Insulators for Lightning Rods, 289.

Goats In California . 352

Good King Henry . *..212

Gooseberries . . .232

Grafting, Side . *..195

Grafting, Time for . 105

Grain, Transportation of . '249

Grain, Grinding and Cooking _ 539

Granaries, Preparing the . 375

Grape, Niagara, *547— Juice Pre¬ serving, 511— Rot, 249.

Grapes, Here and There, 297— The Ives and Others, 520 To Preserve in Winter, *421.

Grape-vine, Buy A, 101- In Sum¬ mer, 288— Pruning, 163-338.

Grass, A Rare and Useful, *420— Ber¬ muda Seed, 159-For a Name, 825— Hungarian, 33-325— Needle, 430— Orchard,325—Oregon,430— Rescue, 205.

Grasses, Bermuda and Johnson, 15 —Pasture and Meadow, 254— Valu¬ able, *879.

Greenhouse and Window Plants, For January, 3 -February, 47 March, 85— April, 146— May, 200— June, 239— July, 281— August, 319 —September, 359— October, 403 November, 483— December, 527.

Greens from the Field . 95

Grind-Stone Rest, A . *..198

Grind-Stone, The Farmer’s. . ,*. .862

Grounds, Irregular. . . . *. .339

Grounds. Small,Laylngoutof.*. .201

H

Hair, Coloring the . 371

Ham, Keeping through Summer .295

Hand-Cart, A . 412

Hand-Light, Useful, A . *..154

Handles, Wheel-Barrow . *..112

Hares, Sylvan and Northern. .*.. 16

Harness Stool and Clamp . *. .211

Hatching, The Time for . 159

Have more things Early . 162

Hat-Rack for Farmers . *..538

Hay Prepared for Fuel . *. .499

Hay-Twister Wanted . 325

Hedge, Arbor Vitae, Pruning . 205

Hinge and Gate Combined _ *. .410

Hinge, Wooden Gate . *.. 95

Hinges, Gate, of Wood . *.. 62

Hints, Helpful . 149

History, A Wonderful . 441

Hoe, Weeding . *.. 6

Hog Cholera . 205

Hogs, Red . 110

Holder, Saw, A . *. 294

Home Pioneer, The Far West.. . .158 Home,Prairie,How I Found My .*.244

Hooks, Hay and Straw . *..531

Hornbeam and Ironwood... .*..28 Horse, English Shire, *285 Physiog¬ nomy, *534— Show, National, The, 305.

Horse-Radish . * . .113

Horse-Radish for Market . 15

Horses, Aprons for, *284— Do Not Gall the, 328— Draf t,Sloping Shoul¬ ders, *835— Cross-bred, *484— Fine Action in, *287— Shoulders, Sore, 111 -When to Shoe, 322.

Horticultural Facts . 7

Horticulture, Railroad . 289

House, Costing, $3,5C0, *494— Costing $1,500, 586— Farm, Dakota, *54 For $100, *329.

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Household :

A Articles, Ornamental House¬ hold, *505— Awnings for Country B Dwellings, *299— Bags, Shawl, *299— Bed-room in Cretonne, *840 —Beef, Round of Spiced, 381— Block, Sand Paper, '69— Book Covering, Neat, *24— Boot Jack, *167-Boot-scrapers, Home-made, *21— Box, Coal, 300— Box, Win¬ dow Garden, *166— Bracket, Cor¬ ner, *68— Bread, Corn, Virginia, 880— Breakfast Dish,117— Broom, C Hanging A, *340— Cabinet, Med¬ icine, Corner, *425— Hanging, 24 —Wall, *260— Case. Glove, •25- Cellar Bin, A, *381— Chest, Flour and Meal, *810— Chickens, Fried with Rice, 24— Christmas Cards, 548— Christmas Decoration, *549 —Christmas Tree, How Dress? 519 -Closet, Combination, *300— Closet Door, with Shelves, *504 —Cockroaches and Croton Bugs, *?.60— Conveniences. Household, 299— Cooking, A Word on, 166— Couglis and colds, 69— Cupboard, Front, *117— Curtain for Stained Glass Window, *424— Curtains, Inexpensive. 117-Cushion, Laun- D dry, *341— Dress, Hints for, 25— Dress, Notes on Styles of, 259- E 340— Easel. Home-made, 166— Eti¬ quette, Table, 424— Eyes, The, F 300— Fashion Notes, 548— Fern¬ ery, Home-made, *69— Flower- Stand, Circular, *381— Food.Pro- tecting, *504— Frames, Picture, H Plush and Satin, *380 Hands, The, 340 -Hamper, Clothes, 167— Hints for Busy Fingers, 117— Hints, Horae, Clothing, 214— Holder, Ball, *380 -For News¬ papers, *116-For Whisk Broo'ns, *214— Home, Attractive, Make YoiA-, 381— House Furnishing, 63 —House Furnishing, Taste in, 383— Housekeeper, A Philoso- .1 pher, 300— Jardiniere, Table,*424 K —Kindlings in Paper Bags, 117— Kitchen, Plan of, *239— Pleasant, Make the, 215— Knives, W. loden L Fruit, 25— Lainbreqnin.s, Mantel, Catch-All3,Splashers,214-Limp, Night, Stand, *215- Letter Paper and Cards, Fashions, 259— Line, Carving, *69— Lounge, Home- -M made, *68 Making Over

Things, 116 -.Match Strike, *24— Mice, Deadfall for, *167-510111, O I'he Buifalo, 341— Omelet, 250— P Panels. Ilirch Bark, *549— Panels. Satin, *25 -Parents, A Word to, 341— Piano Scarf, *548— Pickles How to Make, 424— Plant Stand *116— Potatoes, A Chapter on 215— Presents, Wedding, Begin ning Housekeeping, 299— Pud R ding, Apple, 24— Rag Carpet Hints, 167 —Receiver, Photo graph, *424— Scrap, *380— Refrig erator,Home-made,*214~Rooms S Sleeping, Our, 425— Salads, Thei Heaithfulness, 423— Sally Lutiii 25— Screen, Curtain, for Doors, *214— Screen, Wash Stand, *299— Seats, Oil', -Doors, 215 -Secre¬ tary, Home-made, *548— Sharp ener. Lead Pencil, 341— Shelves, Hanging, 340— Shoe-case, and Linen-Bag. *425— Sick, Cateriuj for the, 505— Slipper Case, Orna mented. *518— Smoke-house A *331 Spring, Hints for, 116— Stand, Corner, *381— Starch and Iron, How to, 24— Styles, Au¬ tumn, 504— Syrup, Lemon, 548— T Table-Cover, Inexpensive, *549— Table Decorations, *166 -Home¬ made Toilet, *117— Tables, Drop- Leaf, *68— Teeth, Care of the, 167 Twine-Work,” Lamp-Shades W and Flowers, 116— Wash-Stands, Old. Use for,380— Well VVaste.S'XJ —Window Drip, A Catch for,*167 Work, Mid-Summer, *341 Y Yard, Back, The, 260.

Houstonia, The . 195

Huckleberries . *..114

Humbugs:

Agency, Union Detective, 39— Agents, Pension Claim, 433— Al¬ bum, Postal Card,435— Auctions, B Furniture, 273— Bunco Steerers, 39— Bee Hive, Golden, 391— Ben¬ efactors of the Human Race, 179 —Blacksmith, Village, 227— Blind Leading the Blind, 39— Book keeping for Fifteen Dollars, 80 —Books, Pernicious, 131— Brah- mo Yan, 351— Bribes Offered, 351 Bureau, Matrimonial, 179

C Cash Paid for Stories, 391— Cat¬ tle, Car Load of, 180— Chickens Counted Before Hatched, 351— Clairvoyants and the Like. 517— Companies Land,351— Company, Jewelry Standard, 391— Com¬ pany, New York Book, 517— Contrivance, An Ancient, 517— Corpse, His Father’s, 80— Cor¬ responding With Strangers, 517 —Cure, Hindoo, Deafness, 131— D Deafness, Cure, 311— Disgrace to the Town, 351— Dogs, Chesa- E peake Bay, 80— Eggs, Preserv¬ ing, 391— Enterprises, Grain and Cattle, 80— Express Charge Gift, F 131 Fien 1, Counterfeit Money, 179— Fight, An Unequal, 131— PYght It in the Courts, 311— Flemming & Merriman, 131— Flowers,Everlasting,180— “Fool- cropjThe,” 435— Fraud at Break¬ fast Table, 273—“ Fund W,” The G End of, 39— “Graphs,” The Vari¬ ous, 273 —“Grass, Dr oiith-Proof,” 391— Grass for a Name, 131— “Great American Propaganda SocieW,” 517— Girdle, Galvanie, H 131— Hair, Superfluous, 39— Hog 1 Cholera, Sure Cure, 80—1 Think it a Humbug, 80 Indicators, Metal 311 Indignant at the Ap¬ plication, 351— Insurance, I, ife, 179— Invlgorator, Fruit Tree, 131

J -311— Journals, Agricultural Bo- gus,179— J ustice on Their Track, K 179—“ K & K,” The, 311—“ Lock L of Hair” not Required, 851— Lotteries, Here and There, 39— Lotteries, Royai and Others, 227 —Lottery, Martin Meyer, 273— Lottery, New Brunswick, 131— M Magnetic Appiiances, 273— Man, Young, Wanted,80— Mesmerism Did It, 391— Mining Enterpi ise, 273— Money, Bogus, Offered, 351 —Counterfeit, 179— Counterfeit, Swiiidie, 80— Mutual Self En- F dowmeut, 311— Nasturtium, 180 —Newspaper with Annex, 273— O Orchard, AppleMSO— Parent, an P Indignant, 131— Particuiars, He Wants, 517— Payments. Adver¬ tising, 391— Peddiers, Tree, 227— Pension Matters, 80— Petroleum vs. Stock Gambling, 435— Photo graphs. Coloring, 227— Plum, A Wonderful, 80 Police, Chief Says, 179— Policy Playing, 391— Postmasters, How Tempted, 39 Press, The Interior Associated, 517— Prize, nor Paper, Neither, 435— Publisher Turns Banker, R 131— Ranch, Spotted Pony, 351- Recipe,Pie3erving,227 -Recipes, S Free, 273-351— Scoundrels to the Back-bone, 179— Seed, Swindles, 227— Sprats to Catch Herring, 39 —Stock Raising in Texas, 273— Storm Glasses,” So-called, 39 T —Tiffany & Co.’s End, 131— Toli- gate Opens Again, 435— Tree Bean of Mexico, 39— Tree Fruit, Wonderful, 273— Turn, New, to W Old Tune, 435— Ware, Silver, Boston. 311— W ork Appreciated, Our, 435.

Hurdle, A Rack . *.. 13

Hydrangeas, Blue . 540

Ice-house, Building an . 495

Impiement for Squaring Fields .162

Implements, Farm, New . *..274

Improvement, Whei e to Look for483

Incubators, Home-made . 4

Insect-Borer, Quince . 249

—Enemy, *103— Trouble in Grape Canes, 159.

Insecticides, Valuable . 421

Insects - Beetle Asparagus, 159— Cabbage Fly, *337 Cabbage Worm Destroyer, *378— Cabbage W’orms, Hot Water for, 16— Cock¬ roaches, Remedy for, 511— Corn Worm, 396 - Cottonwood Beetle, *406 Cut Worms, 325 - Grape Seed, The, 56— Lady-Birds, *337 - Leaf Rollers, 418— Maggots, Cab¬ bage, 219— Ox Bot-Fly, *493-Ox Gad Flv. *420— Peach Tree Borer, 59— Red Ants, 325 Scile on the Oleander, 159— Squash Bugs, 289— Worm, Apple, 279— Ticks, *306- Turnip Fly, 305— Wheat Straw, *531 W’hcat Weevil, :;71 Wire Worms. *292— Worm, Fall, Army, *531 Worm, Small, in the Green¬ house, 159.

Inventions, Agricultural,*73-*74-*121 -*122-*171-*172-*200-*264-'304-*376.

Ivy and Other Climbers . 113

Ivy, Growing and Training . 540

Jay -Eye-See..

K

Kale, A New Curled . *..164

Kerosene to Kill Insects . 114

“Kill-Calf . *..22-153

Kitchen Garden for January, 3— ! February ,46— March, 95— April, 147 I —May, 195— June, 239— July, 279— August, 319— September, 859— Oc- j tober, 403— November, De¬ cember, 527. I

Knife, Grafting, A . *..95

L

Ladder, Cheap . *.. 47

Ladder, Fruit . *..359

Ladders, Dangerous . *.. 52

Lamb-Kill, More About . 306

Lambs, Early for the Butcher. . .372 Land, Grass, Salt Upon, 159— Rent¬ ing on Shares, 535 Meadow, Autumn Care of, 364.

Lard, Rendering . 16

Latch for Barn Door . *..151

Lawn Making . *..362

Lawn, The . 103

Leaf, Gatherer, A . *. .306

Leaves, Forest, 520— Gather the,20— of Trees, Variation in, 338— Rose, What Cuts, *379.

Lemons and Limes, California. .282

Lettuce, Mildew . 257

Life, Southern Plantation _ *..108

Light in Barn . 55

Light in Winter Quarters . 542

Lightning and Lightning Bods, 157— Lightning Rods, 289 How to Make, 204.

Lignite, A Deposit of . 325

Lime for Biasting . I9

Lime or Ashes with Guano . 289

Live Stock Notes for January, 2— February, 46 March, 94— April, 146— May, *194— June, 234— July, 278— August, 318— September, 358— October, 402 November, 482 December, 526.

Lottery in Agricultural Journals.132

Louisiana Purchase, The . 152

Lumbering iu Caiifornia . 198

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Machine for MeasiiringDistances 15 Machine Mowing,Horse Power. “.199

Make a Note On’t . 34

Manure for Potatoes, 533— Heap, The, 107-Hen, How to Use, 59-

Leaves as, 107— Making Straw into, 249.

Manuring, Heavy in Gardens _ 165

Marker, Ground. Convenient.*.. 47

Measure, Half-Bushel . 53

Measure, Land, A . 284

Measuring-Rod, A Sliding _ *..364

Melon Vines, Trouble With, 371— Fail to Raise, 110 For Market, 320.

Meteorology, Errors in . 150

Milk, Butter, and Beef . *..385

Milk-Fever, How to Prevent _ 528

Milking Tubes . 269

.Money-crop lor Next Siiiing.. .. 329

.Moon, Harvesi, The _ '. . *..318

Mos.s Peat. A New Use lor . 405

Mullein, Afraid of . 107

Mule Ifaising— A New Departure, *.528,

Mutton and Milk . *..531

Mushroom Growing . 420

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Names, Hard on . 65

Nests for Sitting Hens . *. .I'lS

News, The Origin ot . 345

Nitrate of Soda . 546

Notes, Editorial.

Antelope. My First, 58— Bill, Arkan* B sas, Hies, 15— Boom, luiiigration. No, 386 "What Makes a, 14 C Building Rail Road. 58— Cars, Palace, A New Model, 15 Cattle Raising, Profits. 429— Chickens, Prairie, Abundant. 386— Coming Back, .58 Comparisons Interest¬ ing. 59— Credit, Take Care of I> Your, 1.')— Dakota Towns, Rapid K Growth, .512— Emigration to Ore- F gon, 430— Farming versus Min¬ ing, 58— Figures, Striking, 59— Fish, Big, Swallows Little Fisli, 4J9— Flies, Sand, 429— Forma- G tions, Wonderful, r>S Grand Army of Republic, 429— Growth, H Ra()id, 430— Hands Up, and Get¬ ting the Drop, 14 Harvests, Abundant, 386— Hints, Travel-

I ing, 429— Icelanders in America. 15 Iin|)lements. Farm, Too Many, 386- Industry, New, in

L Oregon, 430 Land Free, Too Mucli, 386— Lumbermen, Among M the, 14— Miles, one Hundred and Twenty Thousand, 59 Missis¬ sippi, On the, 14— Mules are at a N Premium. 106 No Doctors Need O Apply, 106 On to the From, 106 P Pierre versus Piern*, 15 Q Quick-sands, Treacherous, 14

II Ranches, Cattle, Consolidating, , 10(5 Western. 106— Roinance and

S Reality, 106 Scenes, Rapid Transformation, 58 School Pri¬ vileges, 420 Settlers, Few Re¬ turning. 386 Shooting from Train, 14 Stacks by the Million, W 14 Waiting for Country to Catch C)), 386.

Notes from the Pines, *293-336-*422- *489.

Nuts, Pecan.'nnd Almonds . 289

Nut, Tlie Pecan . 339-3T0-*j46

Oleomargarine, How Can, be De¬ tected ? 205.

Onion, Question, An . . 59

Onion, Seed Raising . 410

Onions, Cultivation ot, 547-Harvesc- ing and Storing, 298-*Keeping, 488.

Osage Orange Seeds . 511

Orchard and Fruit Garden for Jan., 3 Feb., 47 .March, 94— April, 146 —May, 191 June, 239— July, 279— Aug.. 319— Sept., 359— Oct., 403— Nov., 483— De(t., 527.

Orchard and Nursery, Care of.. 403

Orcliard, Unfruitful . 430

Oiadiards, Legal Protection for. .430

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Finis, SliouWer . 247

Fiiint, Firt-pi-oof. . 371

Fiinisiles, Aiiimivl . 295

Piirsiiip, A Good Word for tlie...257 I’arsiilps, Busliel Weight of... 205

Parks— Crotona . *. .535

Pasture, A Coiiveiiieiit . 199

I’asture, Fifty Acres of . 59

Patents, and Patent Laws . 283

Pea- vines. Tall . 208

Peach, Orcliard Crops . 159

Peaches from Florida . 32.7

Peaches. Northwest Wind Kills.. 410

Peanut Planting, Mode of... . 210

Peanuts, About . ^5

Pear, Bartlett, 370 Blight, 281 New Seedling, ,534— Ripening, 430 The Keller Hybrid, 10.

Pears. The Oriental . *. .501

Peas, Eatable Podded . *..152-245

Pen, Swine Feeding, *4;6 Con¬ venient Corn, 19— Pasture, Mov¬ able, *410.

People, City, as Fanners . 249

Phosphates, North Carolina . 285

Pigeon Breeding . *..414

Pigeons and Pigeon Houses...*.. 7 Pig as a Plowman, The, 38r F eed¬ ing, Profit, 112— Pen, A, *234— Rais¬ ing, 249.

Piggery, Complete, A . *..1U

Piggery, A Prize . *. .316

Pigs, Early Spring, 413— Feednig of, 19— Weaning Young. *36i—7Varin, to Keep, *328— Yorkshire, *413— Young, Wintering, 481-

Pioneer s Rotation of Crops . 332

Plant, for a Name, A, 311 F'ish De¬ stroying, A, *312— Snow, of Sierra Nevada, *336— Stand, Home-made, *345.

Planting, Fail, 377— Ornamental, 115 -213— Prairie Tree, 61.

Plants, Alnitilon Snowball, 23— Ar¬ tillery, *377— as Air Pnrifiei s, 34.5— Camellias, .537 Clirysaiithemiinis, *538— Cocklehiir, *361- Floral Chi-

nille, *337 Forwarding, *6.5— House, Growing in .M oss, 298— Pro¬ pagating, 99— Keeping in Winter, 22 Laurel. I he Great, 209 Tlie Narrow-leaved, *243 Liver-leaf, *257— Niglit-lilooming Cerens. 377 —Rare Obolaria, *345— Related to Health, 503 Sweet Potato, 39— Watering, 502 Window Culture, 538 Wintering in Cellars, *421.

Plaster, Land, Value of. . 33

Plow, Carriage for . *..210

Plow, I’lank, A . 326

Pinm, A New . *. .412

Plums, Trouble with . 325

Pollen, The Influence of . 366

Pond Carp, Screen for . 289

Pork, Putting Down . 16

Potash Ley, Use of . 59

Potato and Seed Tubes . *. .135

Potato, “Beauty of Hi bron,” 159— Experiments Difter, Why? 283 New, A, 63.

Potatoes, Digging Early. 372— Early, 104 How Managed, 205 Mi.x in Hill, 378— Mew Varieties, 102— Save tlie, 336 Sweet, in Nortlierri Gar¬ dens, 247.

Poultry Breeds for Laying, 197— Capons, Wliy ? 528 Chicken

Cholera, Prevent. 406 Chicken Raising, 294— Fence, *57 Gapes in Cliickens and Turkeys. 289— Green Food for, 541 Hens, Egg-Eating. * '22— Hens, A Ration for, 529— House, Heating, .59— House Plans, *64-* 30— House Ready lor Winter, 500— House, Roof for, 107 House. Small, *246— Keeping as a Busi¬ ness, 245— Roosts, Summer, 294 Sliells for. 107-203 Suggestions, 148-*253— Yard Conveniences, *30 Yard, I.arge, 156.

Prairie Pests . .1.38

Prizes Ottered . 47

I’rodiicts. Finished . 533

Pruning in Pear Orchard . 258

Pumpkin, Give a Chance . 503

Pumpkin, Growing witli Corn... .210 Puzzle. Evergreen . 1,59

Quince. Meecli’s Prolilic . *. .828

Rabbits and Young Trees, 511— in Ansirnlia. *490- Trouliled with, 15.

Rack. Siieep, A . 31

Rainfiill and Grains . 364

Rainfall, Increase iu West . 300

Raisin Making . 60

liam, ilydranlic . 393

Ramie, SometliiiigNew in . 392

liaspherr.v— The Hansell.”.. *..104 Raspberry, The Raiicnciis,”.*. ..302

Raspberries. Tronlile tvith . 371

Rats in I’oultry Houses . 483

l.'ats. To Drive Away . 157

Reader.s To Onr . 209

Relrigerator, A Creameiw . *.. 19

Refns'e. Slaiigliter-hoiise.Utilizing 59

lihuharh. Asparagus, Forcing _ 34

Road-biiilding, Good and Bad.* 419

Rond, The Law of tlie . 201

lioad Wasli, Saving Tlie . 1:52

Roots, Tliatcliing with Straw.... 359

Root-grafting of Slinihs . *..105

Roots. Tlie Power of. . 10

Rose, Trouble with . 249

Roses Produced Cliea)>ly.. _ *..154

Row Planting .. *..163

Rubber, Dissolving and Mending Boots, 8.

Rnsli, The Zelira . *. .376

Ruis. Getting out of . 1.55

Rj'e for Hay . 15^242

Saddle, Bare-back versus Blanket, *487.

Salads are Good . 446

Salamander, Tlie European . . .*. .209

Salmon, F'resh, from Oregon . 214

Salt in Orchard . 249

Sashes, Hot-bed . *.,65

Sausage, Home-made . *.. 49

Sausage, Making . 16

Saw, Old, Cutting Weeds . *..93

Saw-dust and Leather Scraps . 4.30

Saw-dust as Bedding and Maiuire205

Saw-horse, Cheap, Good . * 6

Scaftblding, Portable . . *. .ICO

Scare-crow “Cat” . 4i

Screw, A Universal . 489

Seed, Catalpa . 3; I

Seed, Grass, Hungarian . 832

Heeding, Propagation, Covering.lfcii Seeds, Ash and Box Elder, 371 Dis¬ tribution of, 133 Raising, 287 Tlie Germination of, 15.

Sensation in Hookertoivn . CO

Sericulture in California . 367

Setli Green, His Works and AVavs, 544.

Slied, Wagon . *..367

Sheep Cougli and Sneeze, 311— Foot Rot in, *373— Heads, Cliaracteristic, *409— Hold mi to the, 487— Hurdle, *57 Lincoln, *149 .Mamigement in Winter, 409— Merino, American, *.53 Raising, 59 Raising in tlie Nortliwest, 292 Sliropsliire ami Hampsliire Down, 42n South¬ down, *36.3— Treatment of Scab in, *240.

Slielffor Stable Dog . *. .97

Slielteivscreens . 93

Shrimps, Wliat are . *..127

Sliruh— The Buttoiibiisli . *. .164

Slirnhs. Some Useful . *..213

Silk Culture . 2.54

Silk-worms, Feeding The . 287

Silo Question, A . 430

Sleds, Two in One . *. . 49

Soap, Veg table . *..545

Sorghum a Success, 33— Cultivating in West, 196 Early Amber, 151.

Sphagnum, What Is ? . *..503

Splicer, A Wire . *..247

Sportsman In Camp . 243

Spruce, Norway, Trouble with.. 159

Squashes, Trouble with . 371

Stable, Ventilate Cattle . 5

Stable, Useful in Every . *..543

Stack, Making a Straw . 359

Stage Coach in New York City .*.408

Stains, .Mouse . 15

Stanchions . *.. 98

Sttdions, Agricultural Experiment,

Stencils, Home-made . *.. 10

Stiles and Gates . *..533

Stocks, Let us Have More . 105

Stone, Artiflcial, 430— Big, to Get Rid of, 33— Large, Management, 107 Moving Heavy, *153.

Strangers In Large Cities . 445

Strawberries for next Summer,298 in Autumn, 511— on the Farm, 155. Strawberry-bed, Protection for, 159 —Pest, Serious, A, * 323 The Banquet,” *323.

Streams, Care of Banks . *..539

Stump Puller . *..100

Stump Pulling . 294

Sugar from Sorghum, Extractl’g*820

Sugar, Sorglium . 107

Sumach, Curing . .396

Sumach, Preparing for Market.. 295

Sunflower as Oil Plant . 102

Swine, Clioleraaiid Corn, 533— Cook¬ ing Food for, 527— Farming, 529— Litter Liglitly, 539— Salt and Ashes for, *416— Shelter for, 499.

T

Table, Assorting . *..543

Tea. Continental Tea, New Jer¬ sey” . ir.

Team, Work, Care of . 367

Temperatures . 346

Timber, Short, and Wood Supply, 246.

’I imber. The Time to Cut . 333

Tiniotliy, He d’s Grass . »..102

Toads do Harm ? . 334

Tobacco Fe ment In Hookertown, 6.

Tobacco Stems for Currant AVorms, 255.

Tomato Vines, Mulching . 59

Tomato A’ines, Pinching . 289

Tomatoes, Stimulant for . 249

Towns, Planniugand Improviiig*492

Teasels and Their Culture . 534

Tramps and the Farmers . *.. 20

Trap, Fish, A . *. .112

Tree, A Bare, 825^Litter, Con¬ venient, A, *247— Mulberry, Does, Flower, 345— Surgery, Tree, 325 Sweet Gum. The. *67— Top Form¬ ing, *102— Trunk Protecting, 421

Trellis, 'Ibmato, A . 805

Trellis, Wires, Fastening . *..495

Trees, About Staking, 2& Apples, Blight in, 371 Burning Do wn,* 280