Awards at the Fair.
The following is a list of the premiums and diplomas awarded by the several awarding committees, at the annual Fair of the Ohio & Switzerland Agricultural fair held at this place on the 13th; 14th, and 15th days of September 1854:
For the best arranged and cultivated farm, the committee not being able to give the preference, awarded $3.33 1/3 each to Joseph W. Hall, William T. Pate & Amasa Hyde, and also a diploma.
- Cornelius Powel best Stallion, Calvin Marble, 2d best Stallion,
- James Morrison, best 2 year old stallion; G. W. Vanosdal 2d best 2 year old stallion;
- William Blen, best 1 year old stallion; Robert A. Knox, 2d best stallion.
On Brood Mares
- C. Schmidt, best Brood Mare; Leonard Cole, 2d best do.
On other Horses, Jacks, Jennies and Mules
- G. A. Jackson, best pr. draught horses; J. T. Nelson, 2d best do.;
- Albert Vandever, best Buggy horse; D. G. Rabb 2nd best do.
- A. Vandever, best Saddle horse; W. Rea, 2d best do;
- R. Jackson best single draft horse;
- C. Schmidt best 4 year old Mare;
- J. McMakin best 1 year old Colt;
- W. L. Harvey best 2 year old Filly;
- James Brown, best 2 year old horse colt; James P. Marsh 2d best do;
- Richard T. Goddard, best sucking horse colt: G. A. Jackson, 2d best do.
- T. B. Dun best sucking Mare colt; James Brown 2d best do.
- Joseph Malin, best Jack;
- Joseph Malin, best Jenny;
- D. Henry, best 2 year old Jenny;
- David Henry, best 1 year old Jenny.
- D. Henry best sucking Mule colt; John Leel 2d best Mule colt.
On Cattle—G. A. Jackson best pr. 3 year old Steers; Hiram Froman best Bull; J. W. Powell 2d best do. U. H. Stow best yearling steer. Bennet Philips best yoke work oxen; W. Miller 2d best do. Martin Picket, best milch cow; L. Roberts, best Heifer; Wm. Steward, 2d best do. T. Vanosdol, best Calf; F. Schoonover 2d best do. H. McMakin, best beef fatted in the District.
U. H. Stow, best Deer, and only one exhibited.
Sheep—Richard T. Goddard, best Buck sheep; Hiram Froman, 2d best do.
Crops—Thos. P. North best acre of Wheat; Thos. P. North, best ½ acre potatoes. Samuel M. Smith, best 7 acres oats. Joseph Bosseau, best ¼ acre Onions.
Fruits—H. H. Hatch, best Peaches. Constant Golay, best 7 kinds Winter apples, Wm. Glenn, 2d best do. Benj. Dennes best fall apples.
- Mrs. Clara Morerod, best Quilt; Eliza J. Hall, 2d best; Mrs. Samuel W. Howard, 2d do (equal.)
- Miss Hariet Henderson, best made Shirt.
- Mrs. Sarah Hall, best English Embroidery.
- Mrs. Isabella Dumont, best worked Embroidery on Cloth.
- Miss Eliza Kincaid, best made Silk dress.
- Mrs. Dumont & Kincaids, best made Silk dress.
- Mrs. Dumont & Kincaids, best made Silk apron.
- Miss Mary Ann Beatty, best Lady’s cap.
- Miss Mary Ann Beatty, best Lady’s bonnet.
- Miss Harriet A. Schenck, best Lamp mats.
- Mrs. Harriet Tardy, best Basque waists and Mantle; (Basque waists made by Miss Emily Bettens, and Mantles by Miss Eliza Patton.)
- Miss Julia Dumont, best Worsted Embroidery on Satin.
- Miss Harriet A. Schenck, best Piano stool cover.
- Miss Isabella R. Dumont, best Automan.
- Mrs. John Hall best Rag carpet, Mrs. John T. Bond, 2d best carpet.
- Mrs. Malinda North, best 4 pr hose.
- Mrs. John Hall, best 3 pr. 1/3 hose; Mrs. David Henry 2d best 3 pair.
- Mrs. David Henry, best piece of Jeans, Mrs. John Hall, 2d best do.
- Mrs. John S. Olmstead, best Coverlid; Mrs. Hannah Philips, 2d best do.
- M. D. Briscoe best Man’s saddle; Wm. Faulkner 2d best do.
- Daniel Cole, best Buggy and Coach harness.
- Joseph Jagers, best Plow; H. H. Hatch 2d best plow.
- H. H. Hatch, best specimen Horse shoeing.
- S. T. Golay, best Steamboat yawl and Flat-boat skiff. Orlando Rous, 2d best.
- A. Stow, best specimen Sign painting, A. Stow, best specimen Graining.
- Shuff and Anderson, best Waggon.
- Charles Thieband, best Women’s fine shoes, made by T. C. Levering.
- Mrs. Lydia Jennings, best Willow baskets.
- U. H. Stow, best bale Hay; L. W. Beal 2d best.
- L. W. Beal, best Hay press.
- F. Zeumer, best Confectionaries.
- Mrs. I. R. Dumont, best painting.
- Bennet Philips, best Ox yoke.
- Josiah Jackman, best Level for Graduation.
- L. Munson, best pair Chairs.
- T. Lezenbee, best Flour barrel.
- H. Keeney, best Screw cutter.
- Wm. Glenn, best Apple paring machine.
- J. W. Chittenden, best machine for splitting hoops.
- Mr. Bateman, best pr Fowls; C. Thiebaud, 2d best.
- Wm. Price, best Ducks, Jer. Newkirk, 2d best Ducks.
Articles not enumerated in the Premium List—Mrs. Malinda North diploma for unbaked Bread.
- Miss Mary A. Beatty, for Wax flowers $1.
- Mrs. Wm. Beard, for Wax do 50 cents.
- Miss Emily Schenck, best boquets of culled flowers a diploma.
- Mrs. I. R. Dumont, for 3 pots Southern plants $1.
- Lydia Jennings, for Needle Basket, Diploma.
- Wm. Miller, best one bushel Sweet potatoes $1.
- Jer. Newkirk 2d best diploma.