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Chicago Prairie Farmer (Newspaper) - September 01, 1851, Chicago, IllinoisSept prospectus. Rates of advertising. 1851 the Prairie Farmer devoted to Western agriculture horticulture mechanics and education. Published monthly at 171 Labe Street Chicago Illinois by Wright Ltd Haven at one Dollar per annul in Advance. Volume xi., 1851. John s. Wright j. Ambrose Wight and Luther Haven editors. Its a practical paper is not excelled several Hundred of the Best Farmers in All parts of the West communicate through it the results of their experience and observation which gives to it reputation and to the Western Reader value far beyond any other paper of the kind. Having been kept on the even Tenor of its Way constantly improving with the country while rival papers have risen and fallen and being by Many years the oldest it is of right considered the leading agricultural paper of the West. Our efforts shall be increased to extend still further its correspondence and improve it in All respects. It shall be made the Best As Well As cheapest Farmers paper published and particularly to the Western Farmer shall it be made an indispensable auxiliary. The size is increased from 32 to 48 pages the cover being dispensed with making a yearly volume of Over Jive Hundred and fifty pages. The contents Are chiefly original Mote than hair being Farmers letters and the remainder editorials with careful selections from other agricultural papers and works. Not Only is the amount of matter greater than that of any other paper East or West but it is prepared with direct reference to the wants of Western formers. Upon diseases of animals fruit culture Grain and grass growing and every department of farming it will be found to convey More information adapted to the Region than can be gleaned from All other publications. More Atten Tion Willie Rafter be Given to markets West East and South. Mechanical subjects of importance with plans of houses implements machines &c., will be noticed regu Larry a More engravings Mil hereafter be used. A . Dollar per annul in Advance. Six copies for $5 j 13 for $10 i 27 for $20 41 for $30 70 for $80 103, for $70, when sent to one Post office. Copies a a sent to Eastern friends May be included in clubs at the West and will be mailed As directed. Those who have friends at a distance whom they would like to have informed about the we St had Best Send them the Prairie Farmer. \ Bank volumes Quot hereafter we shall not print surplus copies to any extent. A few Complete sets of the a Fth it ten volumes a or single ones can still be had at of each with Complete indexes and. Stitched in Strong covers liable to newspaper postage Only. Bound volumes charged with Cost of binding. To the new settler they furnish a instruction exactly of the kind he needs which he would look in vain for elsewhere and save much useless expend iture. They had Best be secured while they can. Post masters have almost uniformly been to it san Dju re ends and efficient agents. They Are allowed under a the instructions of the department to Frank subscribers liners and Money to publishers /. 3, muts. Rates of advertising. 1 one insertion of 12 lines. $1,00 2d, it .75 3d, Ltd a .50 yearly a .6.00 each additional a a �.�00 cards of 6 lines 1 year. 4.00 one Page 1 insertion. 8.00 for 2d a 7.00 for 3d a a 6.00 half Page 1 insertion. 5.00 a a ,.40.00 one Page 1 year,.70.00what they say of us. Under the present state of things As far As we Are acquainted with the worse than slovenly manner i which nine tenths of the farms in Obj Rrapo idly growing state Are cultivate i we majr with propriety say at Hap Hazard a without either system proper management Industry or any of the True qualities of judicious Liat too. Much cannot be said for the farming interests of Illinois in favor of her own agricultural paper the Prairie Farmer of Chicago or urged to induce the farming Community at once to pm i amp Nizet Carid Avail themselves of the valuable information on All subjects relating to farming that this paper is so Well calculated to enlighten them on. We Are just now in the receipt of the june and july numbers of this invaluable periodical unaccountably detained and much mutilated on the Way hither but either number Worth far More than the subscription Price of the entire volume to any Farmer who1 May seek to Avail himself of its counsels. We Are truly sorry to see so much Supin eness As is manifested everywhere around us to its interests and the High appreciation of a single Dollar when set in Competition with its valuable information and already to say Farmers of Schuyler you Are cent Wise but dollars foolish a Telegraph Schuyler coun ,ni8. Of a a 1. V5h>" it to the Praise Farmer format on our table promptly pm cd b�eri1 noticed before but for a press of other matter. The peculiarity of this publication is that it medium of interchange of relating to every number is filled with the actual experience of Farmers. The Low Price at which it is published $1 places it within the reach of All. Chicago Wright amp Prairie state

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