List of Premiums Awarded at the Fair of the Dearborn County Agricultural Society, held at the Six Mile House, Sept. 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 1854.
Class A. Native and grade cattle.
- Best Bull, one year old, Robert Mason, $5.00
- Best Bull Calf, James Bostick, $5.00
- 2nd best bull calf, James Burk, $2.50
- Best 2 year old Heifer, James Bostick, $5.00
- 2nd best 2 year old heifer, James Bostick, $2.50
- Best one year old Heifer, T. & J. W. Gaff, $5.00
- 2d best one year old heifer, James Bostick, $2.50
- Best Heifer Calf, T. & J. W. Gaff, $5.00
- Best Cow, Wm. H. Baker, Sweep Stake, $5.00
- Best Yoke of Oxen, Thomas More, Diploma.
- Best York of Oxen foreign, Wm. Speakman.
CLASS BEST HORSES.
No. 1—Thorough bred, none entered.
No. 2—Best stallion 4 years old John Hudlestone, ruled out.
- 2d best stallion 4 years old, W. H. Small.
- Best 3 year old, no award.
- Best 2 year old Robert Giving.
- 2d best 2 year old, Samuel J. Cunningham.
- Best 1 year old, James M. Blaisdel, $5.00
- 2d best 1 year old, Hesekiah Hall, $3.00
- Best Sucking Colt, no award
- Best Mare and Colt, John Cooper, $5.00
- Best 3 year old Filley, Jonathan Blaisdel, $5.00
- 2d best 3 year old filley, Peter H. Darling, $2.50
- Best 2 year old Filley, J. M. West, $5.00
- 2d best 2 year old filley, John Hunt, $2.50
No. 3—Best Draft Mare, Robert Mason, $5.00
No. 4—None exhibited.
No. 5—Best light Draft Saddle Horse, John Buffington, $8.00
- 2d best light draft saddle horse, John P. Walker, $1.50
- Best light Draft Mare and Saddle Mare, James Basleck, $3.00
- Best Pacing Horse, T. & J. W. Gaff, $3.00
- 2d best pacing horse, John Miller, $1.50
- Best Trotting Horse, Stockley Dilts, $3.00
- Best Family Horse, J. P. King, $4.00
- 2d best family horse, W. H. Bakey, $1.50
- Best 1 year old Filley, O. P. Millken, $5.00
- Best Pacing Colt, W. H. Small, highly recommended.
JACKS AND MULES.
- Best Jack, Thomas Hancell, $5.00
- 2d best Jack, Bostick, $3.00
- Best Pennett, Thomas Hancell, $5.00
- 2d best pennett, Thomas Hancell
- Best Sucking Mule, Sparks Blaisdell, $2.00
- Best Buck bakewell bred, John Ewebank, $5.00
- 2d best buck bakewell bred, Daniel Frazier, $2.50
- Best Pen, 5 Ewes, D. Frazier, $5.00
No. 2—Middle wooled.
- Best Buck, Thomas Hancell, $5.00
- 2d best buck, W. H. Baker, $2.50
- Best Fine wooled Lambs, Tho. Hancell, $5.00
- Best Common Buck, John Ewebank, $2.00
- Best Common Ewes, John Ewebank
FOREIGN—Samuel McHenry, 1st Premum Diploma, Exhibited some very fine specimens of his improved stock, which he calls American Sheep.
The Committee on Sheep recommended to the favorable notice of wool growers in this State.
- Best Boar under six months, William Dils, $3.00
- 2d best boar under six months, William Dils, $1.50
- Best Breeding Sow, J. Hasp[?], $3.00
- Best Polands, S. Humfield, $1.00
- Best golen fezen, S. Humfield, $1.00
- Best two brama putty, Elias Heustis, $1.00
- Best four guilderland, J. M. West, dip. & $1.00
- Best pr game, J. M. West, $1.00
- Best six Creole, J. V. Sw[?]ler, $1.00
- Best four Shanghais, L. C[?]se, $1.00
- Best pair gees, John Tufts, 1st pre. and $1.00
- Best pr white Poland ducks, S. Humfield, $0.50
- Best pair of common ducks, John Tufts, $0.50
- Best Domestic [?], Frasier, $1.00
Class F—Farm Implements.
- Best corn-planter, [?] Smith,
- Best spinning [?], D. Bates, diploma
- Best saddle and[?], W. Henry, dip and $5.00
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Class G.—Farm and Dairy Products
- Best lot of butter, Mrs. R. Butterfield, silver tea spoons
- Best lot of 5 lbs butter, made at any time, Jane M. Harper
Class H.—Domestic Manufactures.
- Best 10 yrs flannel, Mrs. John Tufts, $2.00
- Best 10 yrs woolen carpet, Mrs. John Tufts, $2.00
- Best 10 yds rag carpet, Mr. David Nevitt, $2.00
- Best hearth rug, Mrs. Seth Platt, $2.00
- 2d best hearth rug, Mrs. [?] Tufts, $1.00
- Best woolen stockings, Mrs. Tufts, $1.00
- 2d best woolen stockings, Jane Hansell, $0.50
- Best pair of socks, Mrs. John Tufts, $1.00
- Best pair mittens, Miss Jane Hansell, $1.00
- 2nd best mittens, Mrs. John Tufts, $0.50
Needle, Shell and Wax Work.
- Best ottoman cover, Mrs. Jane N. Ewing, dip & $1.00
- Best white quilt, $5.00
- 2nd best white quilt, Miss Ann Hall
- Best patch-work quilt, Miss Martha Rees, $5.00
- 2nd best patch-work quilt, Miss Jane Clark
- Best made dress, Miss Emily Fowler, dip & $2.00
- Best made shirt, Mrs. Mary Rees, dip & $2.00
- 2nd best made shirt, Miss A. Steadman
- Best casimre pants, Miss Susan Fowler, dip & $2.00
- Best chair tidy, Miss H. Stedman, dip & $2.00
- Best lamp mat, Miss L. C. Farer, $1.00
- Best net collar, Miss Jane Hansel, $2.00
- Best work basket, Miss C. S. Ewbank, $1.00
- Best card basket, Miss Josey Major, $2.00
- Best embroidered shirt, Mrs. C. Mason, $2.00
- Best ornamental needle work, Miss S. A. Evans, $2.00
- Best bureau cover, Mrs. J. G. Curtis, $2.00
- Best two pieces of edging, Mrs. J. G. Curtis, $1.00
- Best fancy table cover, Mrs. F. Wedelstaedt, $2.00
- Best large bread basket, Mrs. C. S. Ewbank, $0.50
- Best patch work quilt, Mrs. Jane E. Ewing, $4.00
- For greatest variety, Dan’l Frazier, 1st pre, $2.00
- For 12 best table apples, J. M. Clark, 1st pre, $2.00
- For 7 apples 1 yr old, M. E. Bostick, 1st pre, $2.00
- Best jar of peaches, Mrs. S. Ludlow, 1st pre, $1.00
- Best 12 peaches, H. Wedelstaedt, 1st premium, $1.00
- Best seedling peaches, R. C. Jackson, 1st pre, $1.00
- 2nd best, 2 jars peaches, Mrs. G. M. Lozier, $0.50
- 2nd best 2 doz. peaches, Thomas Hansel, $0.50
Berries, Currents, &c.
- Best bottle of currants, Jane Hansel
- Best bottle of Gooseberries, Jane Hansel
- Best basket of Grapes, P. L. Striker, 1st pre, $2.00
- 2nd best basket of Grapes, Mrs. S. Ludlow, $1.00
- For greatest variety of Grapes, Dr. J. H. Brower, 1st premium, $2.00
- Best yellow egg Plums, Dr. J. H. Brower, $1.00
- Best 1 doz. quinces, D. Cloud, 1st premiums, $1.00
- 2nd best dozen quinces, Mrs. Seth Platt, $0.50
- For a new variety, Josiah Platt, $0.50
- For best jar preserved quinces, Mrs. G. M. Lozier, $0.50
- Best bushel of Potatoes, Robert Mason, $1.00
- Best peck of sweet potatoes, W. L. Robinson, $1.00
- Best 1 doz Tomatoes, J. Butterfield, $0.50
- Best 1 doz Beets, G. M. Lozier, $0.50
- Best peck of onions, A. Chamberlin, $0.50
Sample of Grain.
- Best sample of Wheat, H. Dawson, $2.00
- 2nd best sample of Wheat, J. M. Clark
- Best sample of corn, S. Curtis, $1.00
- 2nd best sample of corn, Richard Fowler
- Best sample of Spring Barley, H. Dawson
- Best specimen of Fall Barley, H. Dawson, $1.00
- Best sample of Flour, H. Dawson
- Best sample of timothy seed, O. Heustis, $1.00
- The best Cake, Mis M. F. Lozier, diploma
- Best jar of Lard, Mrs. J. C. Perry, diploma
- Best Eclipse Washing Machine, E. Wooley, diploma
- Best Drawings, Miss M. Roland, diploma
- Best Daguerrean pictures, R. D. Peas, diploma
- Best specimens Printing, Kilner & Sibley, diploma
- Best chain pumps, J. B. Knowlton, diploma
- Best Lightning Rods, J. B. Knowlton, diploma