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The County Fair

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Friilay last was a Hule more pleasant thaii the iireceding day gaw promise of, and ther ms a large attendanee at the Fair. The Treasurer uforms us Ui -t tlie receipts for the day equaled those of the " best 'days " in foruier years. We ere on the grounds düring the aftertoon, and took a general survey of the sevi dopartments. Tliere was not a very Jjrje exhibition of Stock. Horses, Slieep, Jlauufacinres, Vegetables, tc, but some flrst rate siiecimens in each clepartment. We were assured that the mimber of entries was tnvcb target than the Fair showed, but that biuitors were prevented from bringiag in their artioles by the storm of Wednesday. The VVoods' of Lodi, had sorae Spanish Slieep which would be hard to beat at any Kair, and tliere was also tv.o or Ihrce pens of asteni Slieep. There was a better show of Vegetables thsn we had supposed could be made this yoar, not sa larppi ts we have sc;-n, but with pecimens eqnal lo foruier ye;irs. The ladies tlsoexhibited in this áfepartfnÁoi some temptinj BreaJ, BnttT, Hey, &e .ai ' we noticed that the tasting eommHtee wa-, in dover. In Frt, iIktc uasa gO'UÖJ vari.-ty of fine ioiiking p]iles. a few pintes of Pears, and iwneGrapes which made eur mouih water. Webclievo tho Grapas were t'.wa tho garden f Mr. Fiial'iCK. Ol e v. In Kloral Itall 'Ioms tuaile K buantifnl disyliy oí Flowrra. ïhe Fino Art llaii we have mni better flllfd, but there were some noliceMe thihgs. Coxley liad tomo very line Taintings in Oil, Crayon, &c, &c., and wo nuy aftj the same of Miss Bakkkr. Akkit liad a cotiple of very fine Öarriage.i, ii! tiere was on single one frota tlie hop of Lawsox & WoosTSSi Thë premium oftnred on these anieles is so low that thre is litlle or no indueemeut to make a display. 1). S. Cadweli, had an improved Horse Pitcb-Fork, which lias superior claims to thoso ia general use. He has applied for a rtcnt. Ira Cdshman exliibited a Patent Kettle, Secidedly a good article, and there was also close by one of "Bottuurs Churus." But we did not intend au ennumerati'Hi of articlesi and only mention a few from memorj'. Tho Fair conümied open ou Saturday. sndclosedin a rain storm. The Premium list will be published next reek


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