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Title: State Fair-1870.
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The Indiana State Board of Agriculture offer the following large premiums in addition to their usual list, to be rewarded at the fair to be held at their fair grounds at Indianapolis, in October 1870: Best five acres corn $100--Second best ditto 75---Third best ditto 50---Best acre of corn, to be raised by a boy under sixteen years of age 20---Best essay on planting and cultivating corn 25---Best report of actual experiments in subsoil plowing giving all the facts and effects of the same 100---Best herd of six head of cattle, consisting of one bull, one cow, one three-year old, one two-year old, one yearling and one calf under one year old 100---Best sewing machine made in Indiana 20---Best collection all grades pig iron-gold medal, valued at 100---Best collection glassware maufactured in Indiana 25---Best display and greatest variety of corn 20---Best early field corn, and variety 10---Best display and greatest variety of wheat, of all kinds 20---It was very desirable that these premiums should be brought to the notice if every farmer and maufacturer in the State as early as possible, and that each farmer and manufacturer pursue such a course as will enable them to make the most interesting display of their respective productions. Let every farmer go to work, properly cultivate and take care of their crops, and determine to contend for the premium on field crops. They should furnish their boys under sixteen years of age with one acre of nice, rich alluvial land, with all the proper and necessary facilities for its cultivation, and proper advice and encouragement, to contend for the twenty dollar premium. The papers throughout the State will confer a favor by copying this notice. JOSEPH POOLE, Secretary Indiana State Board of Agriculture.

Date: 4/21/1870
Origin: Warren Republican
Record ID: 00003019
Type: Periodical
Source Archive: Warren County Historical Society
Date Entered: 3/7/2011
Collection: Newspaper Clipping Scrapbook
Entered By: WCHS

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