-A farmer says : "I have j-nSt been to examine soino that 1 set thirty or tlnrty one years ago. ] f.Mind thern all sound ind erect. That is, I triud eyery ono of thorn, and found thorn to stand firrn. Tbey aro white oiik, ibont fifty-two inche.-i squnre, it'u the part set in the ground anehaved. Alter tetting, T bercd rnto eacb peet nbont tUráe inchte nbnvo tlie gronnd, with a two-inuh auger, at uu angle of about 45 deg., and nlled the hoTe with alt, and pluegod it up. The plagl are all in, nnd tlio posta look B sonnij as when ot. I put in about huif .1 pint of salt to n post. As 1 tr.ïtjd nono wit'.iout aalt, I caunpt say whethor it was the salt or èbmelbiug Í elie tbat prc3i;rved the postp."