Rules and regulations and schedule of premiums for the twenty-first annual fair of the North Carolina Agricultural Society
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A14 3: 1881 Carolina Sfate Library jCOL. N "FQLES AND REGULATIONS ^ c. AND SCHEDULE OF PREMIUMS FOK THE TWENTY-FIRST AMTJAL FAIR OF THE NORTH CAROLINA Agricultural Society, A.T RAL'EIGH, N. C, October 10th, Uth, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th, 1881. LIBERAL CASH AND SPECIAL PREMIUMS. Casli Premiums Payable iu Fifteen Days after tlie Close of the Fair. OE'FICERS. Col. T. M. HOLT, President. L. L. POLK, Secretary. P. A. WILEY, Treasurer. ^ RALEIGH, N. a: ARDs, Broughton <S Co., Printers akd Bisders. 1881. NORTH CAROLINA RAL WAREHOUSE, ZLi- 31.. :^oiL,'^: 6z, CO., R ALEIG H, N . C. , DEALERS in all kinds of IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL IMPLE-MENTS, MACHINERY and FIELD SEEDS. State Agents for the celebrated SKINNER & WOOD ENGINES, Cooley Creamers, tawing Churns and Evaporators, Kemp & Bnpee's Manure Dis-tributors, (broad cast and in drills.) The original *' Iron Age Cultivators and Harrows." The Empire Mowers and Reapers, Kreibel's Vibrating Engines. We deal in all kinds of the best and improved Plows and Plow Steels, Mills, Threshers, Buckeye Walking and Riding Cultivators—one and two horse. Buckeye Grain Drills, Horse Rakes, Gins, Presses, Pumps. Well Fixtures, Smut Machines, Wood Saws, Sheliers, Feed and Ensilage Cutters—in fact, EVERYTHING NEEDED BY OUR FARMERS. We will soon occupy the large building known as " DODD'S CORNER," located in the business centre of the city, where we will be glad to welcome our friends. ^NY ir^^FOKMA.TION' As to prices and descriptions of our L.\RGE .STOCK OK GOODS cheer-fully given. Goods .shipped to all parts of the State. Prompt attention to orders. Liberal discounts to the trade. PLANTATION EN8INES A SPECIALTY-WRITE FOR .PRICES, -^a RULES AND REGULATIONS AND SCHEDULE OF PREMIUMS FOH THE Twenty-First Annual Fair OF THE I C, AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, AT RALEIGH, N. C, October 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, I-Ith and 15th, 1881. Liberal Cash and Special Premiums. Casli. Preminms PayaMe in Fifteen Days after tlie Close of tie Fair, J^g' Exhibitors and visitors are cordially invited from all sections of the country, and every care will be taken to provide for their conifort and pleasure. Read carefully our list of Premiums, Regulations and Programme, and any additional information will be cUeerfuUj' given by L. L. POLK, Secretary, Raleigh, N. C. R.\LEIGH, N. C: Edwards, Broughton & Co., Printers -4-ND Binders. 1881. ORGANIZATION FOR i88r. PRESIDENT. Col. THOMAS M. HOLT, Haw Hivek, North Caieolina. PERMANENT VICE-PRESIDENTS. Hon. K. p. BATTLE, Wake, Hon. R. H. SMITH, Halifax, CAPr. J. .S. DANCY, Edgecombe. VICE-PRESIDENTS, (State at Large.) Capt. .S. B. ALEXANDER, Mecklenburg, Maj. B. N. COLLINS, Pitt, Gen. W. p. ROBERTS, (Jales, W. G. UPCHURCH, Wake, GEORGE ALLEN, Craven, Hon. T. J. JAHVIS, Pitt. VICE-PRESIDENTS, (Judicial Districts ) Fir.ST DISTKICT. lu:. W. R. CAPEH.^RT, Chowan, Dr. J. E. NEWSOM, Hertford. SECOND DISTRICT. Capt. J. R. THIGPEN, Edgecombe, JOSEPH A. H.'VYWOOD, Wake. THIRD DISTRICT. CAPT. HAROLD DORTCH, Wayne. DANIEL SHAW, Pender. FOURTH DISTRICT. JOHN ROBINSON, Anson, JONATHAN EVANS, Cumberland. FIFTH DISTRICT. Dr. GEO. K. F.^UST, Alamance, J. VAN LINDLEY, Guilford. SIXTH DISTRICT. COL. WM. JOHNSON, Mecklenburg, J. S. MYERS, Mecklenburg SEVENTH DISTRICT. C.1L. A. B. GORRELL, Forsyth, S. R. HARRISON, Rowan. EIGHTH DISTRICT. Maj. J. W. WILSON, Burke, A. SHUFORD, Catawba NINTH DISTRICT. NATT ATKINSON, Buncombe, Capt. J. L. ROBINSON, Macon SECRETARY. L. L. POLK, Rai.eigii, N. C. TREASURER. I'. A. WILEY, Raleigh, N. C. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, 1881. Coi,. T. M. HOLT, Chairman Ez-offlcio. ALEX. CREECH, Esq., Chairman, Wake. Col. a. B. ANDREWS Wake. RICHARD H. BATTLE, Jn., Esd Wake. GEORGE W. BLACKNALL, M. D., Wake. THOS. H. BRIGGS, Esq Wake. CoL. R. R. BRIDGERS, New Hanover. ,IOHN C. BL.\KE, ESQ Wake. A. P. BRYAN, Esq., - Wake. >'. B. BROUGHTON, Esq., Wake. COL. WALTER CLARK Wake. PULASKI COWPER, Esq., Wake. Hon. J. J. DAVIS Franklin. Capt. C. B. DENSON, Chatham, Capt. W. K. D.-VVIS Wake. Hon. D. G. FOWLE, Wake. GEO. R. GRIFFITH, Esq - Chatham. EUGENE GRISSOM, M. D., L.L. D., Wake. Col. WHARTON J. GREEN, Cumberland. Gen. R. F. HOKE, Wake. W. J. HICKS, Esq Wake. N. S. HARP, Esq., _ - _.Wake> EUGENE HARRELL, Esq., - Wake. RUFUS H. JONES, Esq., .'. Wake. .lULIUS LEWIS, Esq., Wake. COL. HENRY A. LONDON, - - Chathaia. JAMES McKEE, M, D Wake. WM. MASON, Esq Wake. JOHN NICHOLS, Esq Wake. JAMES NORWOOD, Esq., Orange. JOSEPH E. POGUE, Esq., Vance. HENRY A. REAMS, ESQ., _ Durham^ J. A. SEXTON, M. D., - - Wake. Capt. E. R. ST.IMPS, , Wake. W. C. STRONACH, Esq Wake.. WM. G. UPCHURCH, Esq Wake. Coi.. JNO. D. WHITFORD, Craven. P. A. WILEY, Esq., Wake. Maj. JNO. C. WINDER, Wake. SAilUEL C. WHITE, ESQ Wake., LIST OF LIFE MEMBERS OF THE N. C. Agricultural Society. ALLCOTT, W. ANDERSON, W. E. ASKEW, W. F. ALLEN, J. S. ARMSTRONG, J. ADAMS, L. H. ADAMS, LYNN ADAMS, J. L. ANDREWS, A. B. ARRINGTON, Dr. B. F. BREWSTER, J. C. BOBBITT, J. B. BUSBEE, J. T. BUSBEE, C. M. BUSBEE, J. L. BUSBEE, F. H. BLAKE, T. W. BROUGHTON, N, B. BINGHAM, B. L. BATCHELOR, J. B. EOYLAN, W. M. BRADLEY, R. H. BEVERS, F. BETTS, J. M. BADGER, R. C. BAGWELL, W. T. BECKWITH, C. H. BURWELL, J. B. BRYAN, A. P. BUSBEE, J. BLOUNT, N. A. BROWN, N. L. BLACKNALL, G. W. BLACKNALL, J. M. BETTS, A. BATTLE, R. IL, Jb. BATTLE, L. J. BUNTING, J. N. BAGLEY, W. H. BARRINGER, L. M. BADGER, T. BRIGGS, T. H. BLAKE, J. C. BAKER. J. BATTLE, K. P. BATTLE, MissLu COOKE, G. T. CRAWFORD, W. R. CROW, W. H. CRENSHAW, J. M. CRAWFORD, J. H. COX, Gen. W. R. CARMER,J. R,H, CLAWSON, C. C. CALLENDINE, M. B. CLAW'SON, H. T. CLARK, W. CHEATHAM, B. F. CHEATHAM, J. F. CREECH, A. DODD, J. DUNN, R. G. DAVIS, W. K. DODD, W. H. DANCY, J. S. EDWARDS, C. B. ELLIS, D. J. ELLINGTON, J. Mc. FRAPS, A. W. FAISON, P. F. FULLER, T.C. FULGHUM, R.T. FOWLE, D. G. FOWLE, Miss M. P. FOWLE, Miss M. M. FOWLE, F. H. FASNACH, E. FERRALL, J. R. FERRELL, R. K. GRIMES, W. GRISSOM, R. G. GRAUSMAN, M. GORMAN, J. C. GULLEY, .1. P. GRIMES, Miss BESSIE GRAHAM, Dr. G.W. GREEN, J. H. GRISSOM, Dr. E. GATLING, J. GULLEY, L. J. GUTHRIE, W. A. GANT, J. W. HAYWOOD, Dit. F. ,1. HAYWOOD, Mrs. F. .1, HECK, J. M. HECK, GEO. C. HECK, FANNIE E. HAY'WOOD, Dr. R. B. H.\RRISON, S. D. HICKS, W. H. HEARTT, C. D. HARDIE, P. C. HAYWOOD, J. P. HOLLEJIAN, W. II. HOLDEN, W. W. HAY'ES, SIMON G. HARRIS, J. F. HECK, Miss MINNIE HECK, Mrs. J. M. . HUNTER, J. C. HARRIS, J. C. L. HOLT, E. M. HARRIS, JAMES M. HAYWOOD, .1. A. HOWERTON, W. H. HARTMAN, T. R. HARP, N. S. HAWKINS, W..L HOKE, Gen. R. F. HICKS, W. J. HARGROVE, T. L. HOGG, Dr.T. D. HAWKINS, M. J. HOLT, T. M. LIFE MEMBERS. IVEY, R. J. JONES, JESSE A. JONES, J. W. JONES, W. I). JONES, X. r. JONES, ARMISTEAD JENKINS, T.G. KERR, W. C. KEOGH, T. B. LEWIS, R. G. I-EE, A. S. LITCHFORD, J. J. LOVE, T. L. LEWIS, JULIUS, LOUGEE, L. O. LOUGEE, GEO.E. LEE, J. W. LEE, T. F. LEE, CHARLES E. LEWIS, GASTON H. LEACH, J. P. LASSITER, T. L. LEACH, M. T. MARTIN, Dr. T. Ti. McKEE,W. HENRY MYATT, V.'. A. MOSELEY, N. S. MARCOM, J. W. McPHEETERS, a. M. McGEE, JtKS. T. McGEE, W. T. MORRIS, JOHN T. MORING, F.O. MAHLER, H. JIASON, W. S. McKEE, Dr. JAMES MERRIMON, A. S. McCWLLUM, J. NORRIS.M. T. NEWSOM, J. D. NORRIS, W. H. NICHOLS, JOHN CETTIXGER, ISA.VC OKELLEY,JOHN PACE, W. H. PEkSCUD, P. F., Jr. PALMER. JOHN C. PESCUD, P. r\ PESCUD,JOHN PAGE, R. H. PULLEN, J. T, PULLEN, R. S. FOOL, S. C. PESCUD, J. S. PRIMROSE, W. S. P.ARKER, M. A. POOL, W. R. PERRY, P. W. PERKINS, Miss ANNIE PETTY, R. E. por, E. w. PAGE, W. H. ROOT, C. B. ROSENBAUM, M. ROSENBAUM, J. M. ROYSTER, A. D. REAJIS, C. F. ROSENTHAL, L, STEYENSON, T. S. STARKE, B. W. STRONACH, A. B. STRONACH, GEO. T, STRONG, GEO. V. SNOW, GEO, H. SANDERS, A. C. SIMPSON, W. SCOTT, J. W. SHAFFER, A. W. STRONACH, W. C, STONE, J. L. SANDERS, L.H. SMEDES, Rev. B. SMITH,W. N. H. THOMAS, J. J. TUCKER, W. H. H, Tl'CKER, R. S. THIEM, PHIL. TUCKER, W. H. TURNER, Dk. V. E TEMPLE, A. H. T.\YLOR, GEO. C. THOMAS, HAL. L. T.VYLOR, J. F. UPCHURCH. B. J. rPCHURCH, W. G. UPCHURCH, ALFREP UPCHURCH, W. C. UPCHURCH, A N. UPCHURCH. B.J. UPCHURCH, H. C. UZZELL, W. H, WIEKEL, C. WILLIAMS, GEO. H. WILLIAMS, R. .J. WILLIAMS, ALFRED WY.\TT, L. R. WILLI.YM.SON, B. P. WILLI.AMSON, R. B. WEST. N. W. ^YHITAKER, J. D. WAIT, D. S. WEIR, W. J. AVYNNE, R. W. WAIT, S D. WETHERELL, W. P. WATSON, J. W. WATSON, J. W., Jr. WATSON, H. W. WILLI.VMS, C. W. WYNNE, G. W. WATSON, J. W. B. WILLIAMS, J. R. W.ATSON, H. WILLIS YOUNG, T. J. VEARBY, WM. Y.YNCEY, T. B. YOUNG, ISAAC J. *S" Any errors iu the abose list will be clieerfully corrected by the Secretary, DEPARTMENTS. BEPARTMENT A.—Samples of Field & Garden Crops. RUFUS H. JONES, Director. DEPARTMEXT B.—Live Stock. Dr. JAMES McKEE, Director. BEPARTMENT C.-Pantry Supplies. H. A. REAMS, Esq., Director. BEPARTMENT B.—Poultry. W. G. UPCHURCH, Director. BEPARTMENT E.—Manufactured Textiles. JOHN NICHOLS, Esq., Director. BEPARTMENT F.��Mercantile Bisplays. EUGENE HARRELL, Director. BEPARTMENT G.—Orchard Products. Col. JNO. D. WHITFORD, Director. BEPARTMENT H.—Ladies Work. Col. H. a. LONDON, Director. BEPARTMENT I.—Fine Arts, Painting', Brawing, &c. Capt. E. R. stamps. Director. BEPARTMENT K.—Machinery and Mechanic Arts. Gen. R. F. HOKE, Director. BEPARTM'T L.—Mineralogy, Conchology & Botany. WM. MASON, Esq., Director. BEPARTMENT M.—Trials of Speed. S. B. ALEXANDER, Director. J. A. HAYWOOD, Superintendent. TO THE PUBLIC. The encouragement already received by the Executive Committee of the North Carolina StJite Agricultural Society, warrants the expectation that the lllst Annual Fair, in all its departments, will equal, ll'it does not excel, any that has ever been lield in the South. It iH the intention of tbe managers to make It a thorough exponent of all tlie Agricultuml and Industrial interests of the State, and to use their best exertions and all the resourcesof the Society to make the exhibition entertaining, Instructive and profitable. Designed to foster and promote all the material interests of our people, the North Carolina State Fair is justly regarded as a Stale enterprise, embracing alike the interests of the producer, the manufacturer, theagricuUurist, thestock grower, and the inventor. Devoted to an object of such grand purpose and importance, the Committee gratefully appreciates the generous support hitherto enjoyed from the press ol the State, from the Executive and other State oflioers, from the Board of Agri-ouUure and its Commissioner, and from pu'uUc spirited and patriotic men and women tliroughout tlie State. The Premium List lias been carefully, thoroughly and liberally arranged, for securing to each interest represented, duo prominence. The gradual but steadily growing prosperity, wliich so rejoices our people In all departments of their industry, and especially in our agricultural, manufac-turing and mining pursuits, can but quicken their energies and enlarge their aims, and it is but natural that our SU\te Fair, fostered by such auspicious sur-roundings, should advance and improve correspondingly. The Committee therefore confldently expects that the next Annual Fair will excel any that has ever been wittcssed in the Stute. TO MSITORS AND EXHIBITORS. The Twenty-first Annual Fair of the North Carolina Agricultural Society will be held on the 10th, Uth, 12th, I3th, 14th and loth of October, 1881. It is the earnest desire of the Committee to sec our Halls and Groi^nds crowded with specimens of products from our workshops, our scliool rooms, our labratories, our factories, our foundaries, our mines, our mills, our fields, and our gardens, from one extreme of tlie State to the other, and to welcome the splendid contributions of our I;\dieK, which in the past have been such a valua-ble and interesting feature at our Fairs. But whether as Exhibitor or Visitor, whellier as a citizen of our Slnte, or of other states, all will he gladly welcomed and every ctfort used to make their visit pleasant. THE GROUNDS are plejtfiantly located on an elevated plateau, one mile and a quarter west of Raleigh, overlooking the city, and are provided with an ample supply of The best water. The Grounds are easily readied from tiie surrounding country and 5 TO THE PUBLIC. arc located oh the lines of the North Carolina and the Raleigh & Augusta Rail-roads. The entranees are on the side nearest the city and are reached by fine roads from the city. With our large and commodious buildings, including Mechanics Hall, Grand Exhibition Hall, and Grand Stand, our splendid Race track, our excellent water, and with our earnest endeavor to accommodate exhibitors, tliey can but be pleased with a visit. In our Ke.^I'TIFUL City, with its parks, public grounds and buildings, including all the public offices, visitors will Ilnd much to inter-est and entertain. They will have free access to the Rooms of tlie Agricultural Hepartmcnt, to the Geological Rooms, the Legislative Halls, the Supreme Court Rooms, the State Library, the Graded School, the Insane Asylum, the Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind, the Penitentiary, the Cemeteries and all other places of public interest. Jleetings of the Agricultural Society will he held in the Hall of the House of Representatives each night during the week, to which the public are invited, and the Theatres will be occupied each night for the entertainment of the public. FACILITIES FOR REACHING THE GROUNDS, are amply provided. .\ train will run from the city to the Grounds and return every liftoen minutes during the day throughout the week, the passengers being landed within a short distance of tiie Main Entrance. Omnibus and hacks will run constantly from and to the city. EXHIBITORS will note that the Entry Fees hitlierto charged exhibitors have been abolished. That awarding committees and judges have been carefully selected with a view only to their peculiar litness and qualifications for the particular work to which they may be assigned. That the Entry Books will be closed promptly at 2 p. m., on Tuesdaj', the 11th of October, except for Horses entered for speed, and Maclunery—on these, the lists will close on the 1st day of October. That entries may be made at any time before times above-specified either in writing or in person. That instructious and blank forms for entries in writing, will be cheerfully furnished by the Secretary, on application. Th.it Exhibitors of Machinery must have their articles on the Grounds by FrlAiy, the 7th October, that they may be arranged and ready for inspection on Monday. That it is only necessary to write to L. L. Polk, Secretary, Raleigh, N. C, for any desired information relating to the Fair. That he wiil gladly mail to your address a copy of the Premium List. A SERIES OF AMUSEMENTS, will he provided for each day. The servcies of those skilled niuslclans, compo- THE SALE.M BAND, have been secured for the week. TO THK PUBLIC. 9 THE FAIR WILL BE OPENED OH TuesiUy, by His Excellency, Gov. T. J. Jarvis. THE GRAND TRADES' PBOCESSION represeuting our Mechanical and Manufacturing In terests, will leave the Capitol at 10 a. m., on Tuesday, and on reaching the Grounds, will be joined by exhibi-tors from other States. This feature is in charge of a competent committee, and n'ill doubtless be the most magnificent display of the kind ever \vilne.ssed In the State. Arrangements are being perfected by which THE FINE.ST RACING will be secured, ever seen in our track. It is the purpose of the Committee to devote Friday, largely, as A GALA DAY FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE. Broad Salire Tournament^ Archery Practice, Bycicle Racing and various, other amusements will occupy thetime, to be concluded by A GRAND CORONATION BALL, at night. THE BINGHAM CADETS. Major Robert Bingham, with his splendidly drilled cadets,—always the wel-come guests of the State Agricultural Society, are expected to be present to entertain by their skillful practice and exercises, THE FARMERS are especially interested in the List of Valuable Special Premiums, offered for tlieir encouragement and benefit, and their attention is directed to them. Addi-tions to this list will be made from time to time, and will in due time he pub-lished. The attention of THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF THE STATE is called to the elegant STAR PREMIUMS, olTared for their especial benefit. The indications are that the displays entered for these Premiums, will be in every way worthy of the enterprising and public spirited contestants, and of the occasion. 10 TO THE PUBLIC. THE RACE TRACK. The track for the trials of speed of horses was built upon the most approved plan. The plan was drawn by a Civil Engineer of New York City, under the direction of George Wilkes, Esq., Editor of the New York Spirit of the Times, The following is an 0:Ccnrate explanation of the track. Length of track, 880 yards, or half a mile exactly. Width of track from fence-post to outside, 40 feet. From inside to inside of track, lengthwise, 360 yard?. From inside to Inside of track, cross-wise, 140 yards. Length of curves, 220 yards each. Length of straight sides, 220 yards each. Curves are graded one inch to the foot, from inside to outside. The fence-posts on the inside of the track are exactly three feet from the in-side of the track, so that a horse going three leet frojn the fence will feO exactly S80 yards, or half a mile. TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE N. C. Agricultural Society. Esliaitors, Directors, Judges and Superintendents are especially requeotetl IG lead tlie lollowing RViles ai\d Regulations ; ANNUAL MEETING. The Annual meeting of the members of the North Caro-lina Agricultural Society will be held in the hail of the House of Representatives in the Capitol, on Monday even-ing, October 10th, at 8 o'clock, for the transaction of busi-ness, and on each subsequent evening during tl>e Fair, at the same hour and place, for discussion and for the reading of papers on subjects relating to agricultural a-nd Mher niaterial interests of the State. ORGANIZATION. Eac!i department will be under the special charge of one member of the Executive Committee, who shall be known as the Director of that Department, who shall oversee the arrangement of ail articles offered for exhibition, and have control of the spac«e assigned to it by the Secretary. He will be assisted in his duties by a special Superintendent, who will receive all exhibits, take personal charge of them, countersign the exhibitors' coupons, and deliver the articles, only on the surrender of his countersigned coupons. He will arrange all articles according to the wishes of the Di- 12 TWENTYFIEST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE rector, so as to make the most attractive display and to fur-nish to exhibitors all assistance in his power. lie will on Tuesday of the Fair procure the award book of the Depart- , raent in his charge from the Secretary's office, see that al 1 entries made therein are in his charge and in proper place , and have the award book ready for the use of the Judges when called for. The Director in charge and Superintendent shall attend the Judges when making the examinations of their respec-tive departments, and furnish thtm witii all required infor-mation in their power, and enter the awards as may be directed. The awards when completed shall be signed by the Judges, and also by the Director, who will take charge of the book and return it to the possession of the Secretary. As the awards are made, the Director will attach to arti-cles awarded first premium a blue ribbon, and to those awarded a second i^remium a red ribbon. Should any of the Judges previously selected fail to be present, the Director of each department, in consultation with the Secretary, will select others to fill the vacancies, always endeavoring to select, only, persons qualified by their pursuits or experience to make correct awards in each spe-cial Department. ENTRIES. No charge will be made for the entry of articles for exhibit. Entries of all articles, excepting machinery and horses for racing, may be made at any time up to 2 o'clock, p. m., on Tuesday of Fair week, at the Secretary's office at the grounds, at which hour the list of entries will be closed. Exhibitors will receive at the Secretary's office an entry card, showing the Department to which the article belongs, its premium number in that department, and entry num-ber, to which will be attached the Superintendents' check, duplicating the Department and entry and premium nam- NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 13 bers. Upon presenting the article to the Department Super-intendent, he will attach the card to the article, and after countersigning the coupon with his own name, will return the coupon to the exhibitor. He will deliver the article, after the time fixed for its removal, only upon the presenta-tion of this coupon. He will then fasten the original card and the coupon together and return them at the end of the Fair to the Secretary. Entries of machinerj' and of horses for trials of speed must be made, in person or by letter, to the Secretary at his office in Raleigh, by the 1st day of October next. Entries for other articles mar be made at any time previous to the 2 p. m., Tuesday, October 11th, but all articles must be deliv-ered by exhibitors at the Fair grounds. Articles by Ex. press properly packed will be received by the Secretary, and transhipped to the grounds without expense to the exhibi-tor. Exhibitors, sending articles by express or freight, will, in advising the Secretary of the entry, also give specific direc-tions as to the person to whom it is to be returned with his or her address, and the mode of transportation desired. The Executive Committee will take every precaution for the safe-keeping of articles exhibited, bj^ appointing a Su-perintendent for each Department, who will remain on con-stant duty during the hours of exhibition, and having an efficient corps of police and watchmen, but it will, in no case, be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur. AWARDS. Tlie Judges for the several Departments, or sub-divisions, will be carefully selected in advance of the meeting of the Fair, by the Secretary and Director for each Department, under the direction of the Executive Committee, and great care will be taken to select persons of special qualifications 14 TWENTY- FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE for each Department, so that awards may be given only to the most meritorious. The Judges, in making awards will only give premiums to articles of merit, whether there be competition or not. \ TRANSPORTATION. The railroads in North Carolina and the Bay Line Route from Baltimore to Raleigh will transport articles for exhi-bit at the Fair, free of charge, but only upon the following rules: The shipper must prepay the freight to Raleigh at usual rates, taking a Bill of Lading, stating that the article is for exhibit at the Fair. The exhibitor will receive from the Secretary a certificate that the article was exhibited, and is consequently entitled to free transportation to the point of its original shipment. Upon presenting the bills of lad-ing and the Secretary's certificate at this point, the freight money will be refunded. Articles sent by Express must always be prepaid ; other-wise, the Societ}' is authorized to hold them until the freight has been reimbursed. THE FAIR. The Twenty-first Annual Fair will be open to visitors on Monday, the 10th day of October, and continue open for the week, from 9J o'clock A. M. until 5 o'clock each day. On the railroads, the usually reduced rates will be given. Spe-cial trains will be run so as to accommodate visitors, so that they may come and return the same day, if they so desire. Special trains from Raleigh to the Grounds will run at intervals of 15 minutes during each day, at the usual rate of fare, 10 cents per trip. Refreshments will be found at the Grounds in abundance, and at moderate prices. Spa-cious saloons, with female attendants, will be provided for ladies and children. NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 15 No person will expose auy article for sale on the grounds, unless licensed by the Society. No gambling, pool-selling, or other games of chance, or disorderly conduct will be allowed upon the grounds. The officers of the Societj', and its Police and Gatekeepers, have the right to eject from the Fair Grounds, without writ, warrant, or notice, any person disturbing its good order and decorum. Drunkenness, quarreling, loud talking, cursing, obscene language and the like, are offences for which ejection from the grounds will be summarily enforced. ADMISSIONS. Single ticket, admitting one adult, 50 cents. Children from 5 to 10 years of age, 25 cents. Vehicles and horses admitted free, but not the drivers or riders. When within the grounds, all horses and vehi-cles must take such places as the General Superintendent, or the Police under him, designate. No special tickets will be issued to Exhibitors. For their necessary employees, tickets will be sold to them at the rate of 25 cents each per day, admitting one person only. The name of the emploj^ee is to be written thereon, and if pre-sented to the Gatekeeper by any other person, he is in-structed to take it up, the ticket being forfeited. No checks can be given at the gate, and persons leaving the grounds will not be able to return on the same admission ticket. Complimentary tickets are strictly personal and not trans-ferable. Employees' tickets will be issued from the Secre-tary's office only. OFFICERS. The active officers of the Fair, including the President, Secretary, Vice-Presidents, Members of the Executive Com-mittee, General and Departmental Superintendents, Mar- 16 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE shals and assistants, and other employees wearing rosettes and badges shall be allowed by the gate keepers to pass and repass at their pleasure. The several officers shall be desig-nated as follows : President, white rosette ; Vice-Presidents, blue rosette ; Members of the Executive Committee, blue rosette ; Secre-tary, red rosette; Treasurer, green rosette ; Chief Marshal, buff rosette ; Assistant Marshals, red, white and blue rosette ; Department Superintendents and others, badges showing their positions. GATE-KEEPERS. The Gate-keepers shall admit only persons having tickets, and shall take up all tickets, excepting Complimentary and and Life Members' tickets, placing them immediately in the locked boxes. As they are clothed with police authority, they are required to keep order. Exhibitors will not be allowed to remove any article or stock until the close of the Fair, unless by permission of the proper authorit}'^, to be given only under extraordinary cir-cumstances. Persons desiring space for the exhibition of articles or machinery not entered for competition, must apply to the Secretary as early as possible, giving the name of the article and exhibitor, place of residence and the amount of space required. Competitors for premiums cannot be present during the examination by the Awarding Committees except by re-quest, to give such explanation and necessary information as may be required. Any exhibitor who shall make, or cause to be made, any false statement in regard to any animal or article exhibited, or who shall attempt to interfere with the Judges in the per-formance of their duties, by letter, circular, or otherwise, shall be excluded from the Exposition. NORTH CAROLIXA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 17 Protests against decisions must be made in writing, through the Director in charge of the Department, and be-fore the close of the Fair, and must be for otlier cause than error of judgment on tlie part of the Committee of Awards. Awards will be deemed final unless appealed from under this rule. No animal or article can take more than one premium, except as hereinafter specified. Horses which take any of the regular premiums of the Society may likewise compete in the trials of speed. Cattle, sheep, swine, (fee, may also compete for combina-tions or sweepstake premiums. Fireworks, petroleum, friction matches, gunpowder, or any other explosive or inflammable material, will not be allowed on the grounds in bulk. All carts, wagons, drays, &c., used in the transportation of suf)plies, &c., and persons not entitled to remain, must be removed from the grounds before 9 o'clock, a. m. of each day. PREMIUM LIST. OPEN TO THE WORLD, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. DEPARTfVSEr^T A. Samples of Field and Garden Crops. No Premiums will be given except to articles of merit. RuFus H. Jones Director in charge. 1. Best one bale of cotton, growth of 1881, exhibited by producer, of which affidavit sliall be filed, 1200 lbs. Standard Fertilizer. 2. Second best one ba.le of cotton, growth of 1881^ exhibited by producer, ...800 lbs. Standard Fertilizer. 3. Best variety of bread corn, 2 bushels 5 00 4. Best variety of stock corn, 2 bushels 5 00 5. Best wheat, 2 bushels on exhibition 5 OG 6. Best oats, 2 bushels on exhibition 5 00 7. Best rye, 2 bushels on exhibition 5 00 8. Best barley, 2 busliels on exhibition 5 00 9. Best bushel North Carolina raised clover seed.... 5 00 10. Best bushel North Caroliua raised lucerne seed... 5 00 11. Best bushel North Carolina raised blue grass seed 5 00 12. Best bushel North Carolina raised millet seed 5 00 13. Best bushel North Carolina raisedlierds grass seed .5 00 14. Best bushel North Carolina raised Timothy seed 5 00 15. Best bushel North Carolina raised meadow grass seed.. 5 00 16. Best bushel North Carolina raised orchard grass seed ; 5 00 17. Best collection of grass seeds adapted to the South for grazing or hay, not less than five varieties and not less than half bushel of each 7 50 ]S. Best bushel North Carolina raised rice 5 00 19. Best two bushels field pease 5 00 20 TWEis'TYFIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE 20. Best one bushel table pease, North Carolina raised $5 00 21. Best two bushels North Carolina raised chufas... 5 00 22. Best two bushels sweet "potatoes 5 00 23. Best one barrel Irish potatoes 5 GO 24. Best one barrel turnips 5 00 25. Best one barrel ground peas 5 00 26. Best one barrel stock beets 5 00 27. Best barrel sugar beets 5 00 28. Best bale of native grass hay 5 00 29. Best bale of cultivated grass 5 00 30. Best bale of clover hay, Southern raised 5 00 31. Best specimen broom corn 5 00 32. Best specimen hemp, prepared or dressed 5 00 33. Best specin:en flax, prepared or dressed - 5 00 34. Best fifty pounds of jute 5 00 35. Best fifty pounds of ramie 5 00 36. Best specimen linseed, castor, cotton seed or olive oil, in clear glass quart bottles 2 00 37. Best ten jjounds Hue-cured tobacco, bright wrap-pers 1,000 lbs. Standard Frrtilizer 38. 2nd premium for ten pounds best flue-cured tobacco, bright wrappers, as above 600 lbs. Standard Fertilizer 39. 3j'd premium, best light wrappers, as above 400 lbs- Standard Fertilizer 40. Best twenty-five pounds sun-cured or shipping leaf tobacco 1,000 lbs. Standard Fertilizer 41. Second best twenty-five pounds sun-cured or shij)- ping leaf tobacco GOO lbs Standard Fertilizer 42. Best twenty-five pounds fancy bright smokers... 400 lbs. Standard Fertilizer (Names of brands of fertilizers and tloeir agents will be given in the Supplemental Premium List.) 43. Best sheaf of wheat, oats, rye or rice 1 00 44. To the farmer exhibiting the most meritorious display of cereals, wheat, corn, &c., not less than ten varieties 1,000 lbs Standard Fertilizer 45. Best specimen of Ensilage, not less than 200 lbs., with best treatise on the same, to be read be-fore the Society 10 00 MANUFACTURED TOBACCO. Note.—All manufactured tobacco entered for premium, KORTH CAROLINA AGRICtTLTURAL SOCIETY. 21 must be the regular merchantable article as placed" on the market, under its given brand, by the house exhibiting. Samples will be taken by the Deput}^ Superintendent and Director and placed in blank packages, numbered in accor-dance with the brands on exhibition, in a private entry list. The Judges will determine the merit of the tobacco by ex-amining the goods when thus arranged, without knowledge of the maker of the same, and will return a written report, attested by their signatures. 45. Best package standard smoking tobacco, made in North Caroli na Gold Medal 46. Best package fancy smoking tobacco, made in North Carolina Gold Medal 47. Best package cigars, made in North Caro-lina Silver Medal 48. Best box plug tobacco, manufactured in North Carolina , Diploma and Gold Medal 49. Best box plug tobacco, open to the world... Silver Medal 50. Best and largest exhibit of all varieties of manu-factured tobacco Diploma and $15 00 VEGETABLES. 51. Best half dozen bunches celer}' $1 00 52. Best specimen of egg plant 1 00 53. Best specimen of cabbage 1 00 54. Best specimen of long stalk cabbage 1 00 55. Best variety of squash .' 1 00 56. Best variety of cucumbers 1 00 57. Best variety of onions 1 00 58. Best variety of tomatoes 1 00 59. Best variety of beets , 1 00 60. Best exhibit of carrots 1 00 61. Best exhibit of parsnips 1 00 62. Best exhibit of turnips 1 00 63. Best Ruta-baga turnips 1 00 64. Best mangold-wurzel 1 00 65. Best and greatest variety Irish potatoes, 1 00 66. Best exhibit of salsify or oyster plant 1 00 67. Best three pumpkins. 1 00 68. Best Lima beans 1 00 69. Best collection pot herbs 1 00 70. Best assortment and greatest variety garden seeds, properly classed, 3 00 22 TWEKTY-riRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE 71. Best display of vegetables, by one exhibitor, not less than twenty varieties .-. §10 00 72. Best 100 ears white CO n 3 00 73. Best 100 ears yellow corn 3 00 g®"' All competitors for Premiums in this Department will be required to certify that the articles entered are the products of their own farm. DEPART?^ EE^ST Be Dk. James McKee, Director. Live Stock. HORSES THOnOOGnBRED. [Pedigrees will be strictly required to be verified, for the thoroughbred section.] 1. Best stallion, over 4 years oUl ?-20 00 2. Best brood mare, over 4 yeai's old 10 00 3. Best stallion, over 2 years and under 4 10 00 4. Best mare, over 2 years and under 4 10 00 5. Best colt, under 2 years old.. 5 00 G. Best colt, one year old or under 5 00 Purity of blood being the chief point of distinction, a well authenticated pedigree must, in every case, accompany each animal entered as thorougiibred. Pedigrees must be fih-?d for examination and approval with the Director in charge of this Department. Rel'erence in every case will be made to the English Stud Book, the American Turf Register, Wallace's or Bruce's Stud Book, or other of equal standing. No premium will be awarded except to horses properly entered. LIGHT DRAUGHT AND SADDLE HORSES, WITH OR WITHOUT PEDJOKEE. 7. Best Stallion $15 00 8. Best brood mare ... 10 00 0. Best saddle mare or gelding 10 00 10. Best single harness mare or gelding 10 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. lo 11. Best pair match horses (owned by exhibitor) $10 00 12. Best single harness horse 5 00 13. Best saddle or harness ponj' 8 00 14. Best farm horse (regardless of age) to show keep, condition, proper care and good breaking 10 00 15. Best coit, two years or under 5 00 16. Best colt, one year or under 5 00 HEAVY DRAUGHT HORSES. 17. Best stallion §15 00 IS. Best brood mare 10 00 19. Best mare or gelding 10 00 20. Best pair horses, under 7 years old 15 00 Form, size and docility will be regarded as chief excel-lencies. NORTH CAROLINA RAISED HORSES OF ALL WORK. 21. Best stallion, 4 years or over $15 00 22. Best brood mare, 10 00 23. Best mare with colt by her side 10 00 SWEEPSTAKES. I 24. Best thoroughbred stallion with certified pedigree and six of his colts. Stallion and all the colts to be exhibited on the grounds §30 00 25. Best stallion of all work, and six of his colts. Stallion and all the colts to be exhibited on the grounds 25 00 The same horse cannot enter for both of the above pre-miums. J.iCKS -iND JENNETS. 20. Best jack §10 00 27. Best jennet 10 00 It shall be required that all stallions and jacks competing for premiums 1, 7, 17, 21, 24, 25, 20, shall have served not less than ten mares during the season, certificate to be made with entry. MULES. 28. Best single mule $10 00 24 TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OP THE 29. Best pair mules §10 00 30. Best mule colt 5 00 Exhibitors of stallions and jacks should, when practica-ble, accompany them to the Fair with some of their colts, which are always the best evidence of their sire. g^" No animal shall compete for more than one pre-mium, except by paying ten per cent, upon the premium offered iu each class in which it is proposed to enter, unless otherwise specified. All per centages for the premium to be contended for must be paid at the time of entrance of the animal. DIVISION No. 2. Cattle, Sheep, Swine, Etc. Note.—All per centages for extra premiums must be paid at the time of entrance of the animal. Pedigrees are not recjuired to render animals eligible for entrance in any of the following divisions for premiums. But where animals are strictly equal in excellence other-wise, in any case where the exhibitor can show a pedigree properly certified and traced to the Herd Books, such ani-mal shall be preferred for the premium. DEVONS. 31. Best bull S15 00 32. Best cow 10 00 33. Best calf, 1 year old or under 5 00 DURHAM. 34. Best bull $15 00 35. Bestcow 10 00 36. Best calf, 1 year old or under 5 00 AYRESHIRE. 37. Best bull $15 00 38. Bestcow 10 00 39. Best calf, 1 year old or under 5 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 25 ALDERNEYS OR JERSEYS. 40. Best bull §15 CO 41. Best cow 10 00 42. Best calf, 1 year old or under 5 CO NATIVE OR GRADE CATTLE. 43. Best bull §15 00 44. Best cow 10 00 45. Best calf, 1 year old or under 5 00 SWEEPSTAKES. 46. Best bull of any age or breed §20 00 47. Best milch cow of any age or breed (must be in milk) " 20 00 48. Best calf, 1 year old or under 5 00 WORK OXEN NORTH CAROLINA RAISED. 49. Best 3-oke of working oxen §12 00 50. Best single working ox 6 00 FAT STOCK. 51. Best pen of fat cattle, not less than five head One half ton of a standard fertilizer HERD. 52. Best herd of one bull and not less than three cows or heifers, all of one breed and owned by one exhibitor One half ton of a standard fertilizer and Silver Medal [largest exhibit. 53. Best and largest exhibit of cattle owned, as stated by affidavit, by one person Silver Medal and one half ton of a standard fertilizer 26 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE Sheep. FINE WOOLS—INCLUDING MERINOS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS. 54. Best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs $10 00 55. Second best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs 4 00 MIDDLE WOOLS—OXFORD, SOUTHDOWNS, OR SHOPSHIHE. 56. Best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs, $ 8 00 57. Second best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs 4 00 LONG WOOLS—COTSWOLD OR LEICESTER. 58. Best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs, $ 8 00 59. Second best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs 4 00 NATIVES AND GRADES. 60. Best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs, $ S 00 61. Second best pen, counting buck, ewe and lamb or lambs 4 00 SWEEPSTAKES. 62. Best buck $ 8 00 63. Best ewe 4 00 FAT MUTTON. 64. Best lot fat mutton (five head) $ 6 00 65. Second best lot fat mutton (five head) 3 00 LARGEST EXHIBITION OF SHEEP. 66. Largest and most meritorious exhibition of sheep, One half ton of a standard fertilizer GOATS, ETC. 67. Best Cashmere or Angora buck $ 2 00 68. Best Cashmere or Angora ewe 2 00 XORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 27 Swine. 69. Best boar $ 6 00 70. Best sow , 3 00 71. Best lot of pigs (not less than five) 3 00 CHESTP:R OR OTHER LARGE WHITE BREEDS. 72. Best boar $ 6 00 73. Best sow 3 00 74. Best let of pigs (not less than five) 3 00 JERSEY RED. 75. Best boar S 6 00 76. Best sow 3 00 77. Best lot of pig (not less than five).: 3 00 SUFFOLK, ESSEX, AND ALL OTHER SMALL BREEDS, REGARDLESS OF COLOR. 78. Best boar $ 6 00 79. Best sow 3 00 80. Best lot of pigs, (not less than five) 3 00 NATIVES. 81. Best boar (long nose or pine}' woods) $ G 00 82. Best sow (long nose or piney woods) 3 00 S3. Best lot of pigs (not less than five) 3 00 SWEEPSTAKES. 84. Best boar any age, or breed $ G 00 85. Best sow any age, or breed 3 00 SG. Best lot of pigs (not less than five) , 3 00 FAT HOGS. 87. Best pen of fat hogs, not less than five $ 6 00 88. Largest and fattest hog, not less than GOO pounds, 3 00 28 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL PAIR OF THE LARGEST EXHIBIT OF SWINE. ' 89. Largest and most meritorious exhibit of swine by the owner.. One half a ton of a standard fertilizer Special Rules.—No animal will be assigned a place until a proper entry is made on the books of the Secretary. Grooms must be neatly dressed when leading or driving stock in the arena. Animals not ready in time and place will be ruled out for competition. Comfortable stalls for horses and cattle, and pens for hogs and sheep, will be furnished during the Fair. Stalls and pens will be numbered and regularly assigned by the Director and Superintendents. All sheep competing for premiums must have been shorn tlie preceding spring ; and if stubble shorn or not fairh' shorn they will be excluded from conjpetitiOn. A litter of pigs with the sow, must be sucklings, and her off-spring. Hajr and other food for stock can be purchased at market rates on the grounds. For information, apply to the Super-intendents in this Department. Pantry Supplies. H. A. Reams, Director. No premiums will be given except to articles of merit. 1. Best lot of fresh butter. North Carolina made, not less than 25 pounds , §10 00 2. Best lot of fresh butter. North Carolina uiade, not less than 5 pounds , 3 00 .3. Best lot new cheese, made in North Carolina, not less than 10 pounds 3 00 4. Best lot of lard, not less than 10 pounds, made in North Caroliua 3 00 5. Best lot of mutton suet, not less than 10 pounds, made in North Carolina 2 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 29 6. Best lot of beef tallow, not less than 10 pounds, made in North Carolina 2 00 7. Best lot of beeswax, not less than 10 pounds, made in North Carolina 2 00 S. Best 10 lbs. hard soap, home-made 1 00 9. Best jar soft soap, home-made 1 00 10. Best specimen of maple sugar 1 00 11. Best specimen of homemade candy, by a lady, not less than 2 lbs. 1 00 12. Best and largest variety of candy by a North Car-olina manufacturer 5 00 13. Best collection of preserves, home-made, not less than 3 varieties 5 00 14. Second best collection of preserves, not less than 3 varieties 3 00 15. Best jar preserves, without regard to variety 2 00 16. Best collection of jellies, home-made, not less than three varieties , 5 00 17. Second best collection of jellies, not less than three varieties , 3 00 18. Best jar of jell}-, without regard to variety 2 00 19. Best specimen apple or peach butter 1 00 PICKLES, CATSUPS, DRIED FRUITS, ETC. 20. Best pickles, home-made, not less than three va-rieties , 5 00 21. Second best collection of pickles, not less tiian three varieties 3 00 22. Best jar of picl'les, without regard to variety 2 00 23. Best tomato catsup, not less than quart jar, 2 00 24. Best walnut catsup, not less than quart jar 1 00 25. Best collection hermetically sealed fruits and veg-etables, domestic 8 00 26. Best specimen cider vinegar, not less than one gallon , 2 00 27. Best half bushel dried apples 100 28. Best half bushel dried peaches 1 00 29. Best half bushel dried blackberries 1 00 30. Best five pound dried figs 1 00 31. Best specimen of cordial 2 00 32. Best and largest exhibition of preserves, jellies, catsups, jams, syrups, cordials, itc, domestic. 10 00 so TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE CAKES, PUDDING, BREAD, ETC. 33. Best pound cake § 3 00 34. Best sponge cake 2 00 35. Best fruit or black cake 3 00 36. Best jelly cake 2 00 37. Best variety of small cakes 1 00 38. Best pudding, of any kind 1 00 39. Best loaf white bread 2 00 40. Best dozen rolls 1 00 41. Best specimen crackers 1 00 42. Best dozen plain biscuit 2 00 43. For the largest number of meritorious articles exhibited in the household department, by any one lady in North Carolina Silver Medal and 10 00 FOR CHILDREN, UNDER TIFTEEN YEARS OF AGE. 44. Best loaf of bread.... ....$ 2 00 45. Best half dozen rolls 1 00 46. Best pound cake 3 00 47. Best specimen preserves, anj' variet\^ 2 00 48. Best specimen jelly, any variety 1 00 49. Best specimen pickles, any variety 2 00 50. Best exliibit of articles in tiie household depart-ment by any girl, under 15 years of age 10 00 51. Best loaf of bread, made by any young lady, 19 years or under Five DoDars'in Gold g@°-All articles competing for premiums in this Depart-ment must be of home manufacture, and prepared by the person in whose name the exhibit is made. NOETH CAUOLIXA AGRICTLTURAL SOCIETY. dl DEPARTK^Ei^T D. PoultiT. W. G. Upchurch Director. CHICKENS. 1. Best trio Brahmas $ 1 50 2. Best trio BufF Cochins 1 50 3. Best trio White Cochins 1 50 4. Best trio Dorlvings ; 1 50 5. Best trio White Leghorns 1 50 6. Best trio Brown Leghorns 1 50 7. Best trio Black Spanish 1 50 8. Best trio Houdans 1 50 9. Best trio Hambergs 1 50 10. Best trio Poland (any variety) 1 50 11. Best trio Plymouth Rock 1 50 12. Best trio American Dominique 1 50 13. Best trio Black Breasted Pted Game 1 50 14. Best trio Derby 1 50 15. Best trio Stone Fence 1 50 16. Best trio Black Breasted Red Game Bantam 1 50 17. Best trio Duckwing 1 50 18. Best trio Seabright 1 50 19. Best trio White Bantams 1 50 20. Best trio Barn Yard, North Carolina raised 1 50 21. Best trio fowls of any other kinds, not mentioned on list, for each distinct variety, which the Judges shall especially recommend, if ap-proved 1 50 22. Largest and best variety of chickens 10 00 Coops of chickens are to consist of the cock and two hens : none other can compete for premiums. TURKEYS. 23. Best pair Bronze Turkeys , $ 2 00 24. Best pair White Turkeys.... 2 00 25. Best pair Native Turkeys 2 00 32 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE DUCKS. 26. Best pair Pekin Ducks $ 2 00 27. Best pair Rouen Ducks . 2 GO 28. Best pair Muscovy Ducks 2 00 29. Best pair White Call Ducks 2 00 30. Best pair Puddle Ducks 2 00 31. Best pair (any other distinct variety) 2 00 GEESE. 32. Best pair Toulouse Geese $ 2 00 33. Best pair Bremen Geese 2 00 34. Best pair Hong Kong or African Geese 2 00 35. Best pair China Geese 2 00 36. Best pair Native Geese 2 00 37. Largest and best variety of Ducks and Geese 3 00 GUINEAS, ETC. 38. Best trio white Guineas ^ $1 50 39. Best trio colored Guineas 1 50 40. Best pair Pea Fowls 1 50 41. Best pair Carrier Pigeons 1 00 42. Best pair Tumbler Pigeons 1 00 43. Best pair Fantail Pigeons 1 00 44. Best collection of Pigeons (not less than 5 varie-ties), 3 00 45. Heaviest dozen of hen eggs 1 00 DEPARTWES^T E. Manufactured Textiles and Leather. John Nichols Director. LEATHER. 1. Best gentleman's saddle, bridle and martingale, Nortii Carolina make § 3 00 2. Best lady's saddle, bridle and martingale, North Carolina make , 3 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. OO 3. Best set carriage harness, North Carolina make... § 3 00 4. Best set of buggy or sulky harness, North Caro-lina make 3 00 5. Best set four-horse wagon harness 3 00 G. Best set two-horse wagon harness 3 00 7. Best and greatest variety of above by one exhibi-tor Silver Medal S. Best dozen brogan shoes, North Carolina make... 2 00 d. Best pair hoots, North Carolina make 2 00 10. Best half dozen pair gent's shoes, North Carolina make 2 00 11. Best half dozen pair lady's shoes, North Carolina make 2 00 12. Best display of boots and shoes, North Carolina make Silver Jleda Best display of boots and shoes, an}^ make Diploma Best and largest collection of tanned leather -5 00 Best 2 sides sole leather, North Carolina 2 OO Best 2 sides harness leather, North Carolina • 2 00 Best 2 sides upper leather, North Carolina 2 00 Best 2 sides kip skins, North Carolina 1 00 Best 2 sides calf skins, North Carolina 1 00 Best 2 sides deer skins (prepared) North Carolina 1 00 Best 2 dressed goat skins 1 00 Best leather belting Diploma Best rubber belting Diploma Best rubber packing " .Diploma Best rubber hose Diploma Best hemp belting Diploma Best lace leather Diploma Largest and most meritorious exhibition in this department Diploma and 5 00 TEXTILES. Best bale osnaburgs Diploma Best bale shirtings Diploma Best bale sheetings Di ploma Best bale kerseys Diploma Best bale stripes Diploma 34. Best bale cotton drilling Diploma 35. Best bale cotton j-aras (assorted numbers) Diploma 36. Best piece bagging Diploma 37. Best piece plaids Diplomi o4 TWENTY- FIBST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE 38. Best piece satinet Diplonica 39. Best piece tweed cassimere Diploma 40. Best piece lindseys or kerseys Diploma 41. Best piece cotton sacking Diploma 42. Best piece broadcloth Diploma 43. Best piece cassimere Diploma 44. Best piece bed ticking Diploma 45. Best piece brown linen Diploma 46. Best piece bleached linen. Diploma 47. Best and largest display of above list of articles by one manufacturer Solid Gold Medal 48. For second best display Diploma 49. Best hair, moss, cotton or shuck mattress 3 00 50. Best specimen of foot mats, hemp, cotton or woolen, homemade 1 00 51. Best coil ro]ie, cotton or hemp Diploma 52. Best specimen of cotton twine 1 00 53. Best lot of one dozen plow lines 1 00 54. Best specimen of one dozen corn sacks 1 00 55. Best specimen printing paper Diploma 56. Best specimen wrapping-paper Certificate 57. Best specimen colored paper for book binding. Certificate 58. Best specimen envelopes Certificate 59. Best specimen paper bags Certificate 60. Best and greatest variety of above list Diploma 61. Best pair woolen blankets 4 00 62. Best pair cotton blankets 4 00 63. Best pair mixed blankets 4 00 64. Best specimen jute, not less than 10 lbs 3 00 65. Best specimen paper pulp wood, not less than 5 lbs. 3 00 66. Best specimen raw silk, not less than one pound, 2 00 DEPAflTIViEIS8T F, Mercantile Displays. Eugene Harkell, Director. ilUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, CLOCKS, WATCHES, PLATED WARE, JEWELRY, ETC. 1. Best grand piano Silver Medal 2. Best second best piano Diploma NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 35 3. Best piano in all desirable qualities of tone, dura-bility and finish, for the price affixed b}' the man nfactu rer Silver Medal 4. Best parlor organ Silver Medal 5. Best church organ .' Silver Medal 6. Best and largest variet}' of musical instruments... Diploma 7. Best display of clocks and watches Diploma 8. Best clock or watch made in North Carolina Diploma and Silver Medal 9. Best display of plated ware Diploma 10. Best display of jewelry, Diploma 11. Best specimen of jewelry, made of North Caroli-na gold and set with North Carolina stones... Silver Medal SEAVING MACHINES, OPEN TO THE WORLD. 1"2. Best sewing machine, with most useful and ap-proved attachmenls Gold Medal 13. Second best machine Silver Medal 14. Best sewing machine manufactured in North Carolina Diploma 15. Best display of sewing machines. Diploma and Medal of Displa}' Note.—Parties making entries for sewing machines will be required to pay three dollars for each attendant or operator that may be necessary to test and displaj' their machines. 16. Best display of hardware..., .' Diploma 17. Best display of dry goods Diploma 18. Best display of boots and shoes Diploma 19. Best displa}' of clothing and hats Diploma 20. Best display of candies.. North Carolina make...Diploma 21. Best display of fancy groceries Diploma 22. Best display of millinery goods, Diploma gig" Space in this department to be allotted b}' the Sec-retary and Director in charge. oG TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT C. Orchard Products. J. D. Whitfokd, Director. FRUIT TREES, &C. 1. Best and largest variety of apple trees $ 3 00 2. Best and largest variety of peach trees 3 00 3. Best and largest variety of pear trees 3 00 4. Best and largest variety of plum trees 2 00 5. Best and largest variety of cherry trees 2 00 6. Best and largest variety of apricot trees 1 00 7. Best and largest variety of grape vines 2 00 8. Best and largest variety of strawberry plants 1 00 9. Best and largest variety of raspberry plants 1 00 10. Best and largest variety of gooseberry plants 1 00 11. Best and greatest variety of apples, not less than thirty varieties nor less than ten bushels 6 00 12. Best barrel of apples, with directions for gather-ing, packing and keeping, in full 5 00 13. Best and greatest variety of peaches 3 00 14. Best and greatest variety of pears 5 00 15. Best variety of figs ,.. 1 00 10. Best and greatest variety of grapes ." 2 00 17. Best and largest variety of fruit trees (not less than twenty varieties), and vines by one ex-hibitor \ 5 00 18. Best and largest variety of native fruits by one exhibitor ." 10 00 BRANDY, WHISKEY, WINES, ETC. 19. Best apple brandy, sanaple not less than |- dozen bottles $ 3 00 20. Best peach brandy, sample not less than ^ dozen bottles 3 00 21. Best rye whiskey, sample not less than J dozen bottles .-. 3 00 22. Best corn whiskej^ sample not less than J dozen bottles 3 00 23. Best apple cider, sample not less than ^ dozen bottles 1 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 37 24. Best sparkling Catawba wine, sample not less than i dozen bottles $2 00 25. Best sparkling wine, from any other grape, sam-plesame 2 00 26. Best white Concord wine, sample same 2 00 27. Best red Concord wine, sample same... 2 00 28. Best Scuppernong wine (white), sample same 2 00 29. Best blackberry wine, sample same 2 00 30. Best strawberry wine, sample same i 00 31. The best and largest exhibit of above list of native wines by one exhibitor, domestic, for home use, 5 00 32. Best and largest exhibit of above list of native wines by one exhibitor, manufacturing wine for sale, not less than ten gallons to be ex-hibited Gold Medal and 5 00 FLORICULTURE—PLANTS IN BLOOM, ETC. ^3. Best collection of distinct varieties of green-house plants, not less than twenty-five $ 6 00 34. Best collection Dahlias, cut flowers, (not less than twenty varieties) , 2 0.0 35. Best collection Gladiolus 2 00 36. Best collection Geraniums. 2 00 37. Best collection hardy perennials, not less than twenty varieties 2 00 38. Best collection roses, not less than fifty varieties.. 3 00 39. Best collection Chrysanthemums, not less than thirty varieties, 1 00 40. Best collection Tuberoses 1 00 41. Best collection Verbenas 2 00 42. Best collection wild flowers 2 00 43. Best collection bulbs, not less than twenty varie-ties, and half dozen of each variety , 4 00 FOLIAGE PLANTS, EVERGREENS, FLOWERING SHRUBS AND LAWN TREES. 44. Best displav of Coleus, not less than three varie-ties .". $ 3 00 45. Best display Caladiums 2 00 46. Best display of evergreens, not less than forty va-rieties , 10 00 47. Best Collection of ferns , 2 00 38 TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE 48. Besf. collection hardy flowering shrubs, not less than fifty varieties §-i OU 49. Best display of ornamental shade and lawn trees, not less than twenty varieties, 5 00 ORNAMENTAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR PLANTS, <fcC. 50. Best rustic flower stand, with growing plants $ 2 00 51. Best hanging basket, with growing plants, 2 00 52. Best floral wreath (amateur) 3 00 53. Best basket of choice and tastefully arranged flowers 3 00 54. Best and largest bouquet of choice flowers most tastefully arranged , 4 00 55. Best floral "device (for Florists) 5 00 5G. Best display of cut flowers 5 00 DRIED FLOWERS AND LEAVES. 57. Best boucjuet of everlastings $ 2 00 58. Best Herliarium, correctly named 2 00 59. Best collection tastefully arranged and correctly named forest leaves 2 00 60. Best display of native dried grasses, in vase or hanging basket 3 00 61. Best pair of Bouquets of dyed native grasses, not less than forty varieties, 3 Ot^ 62. For the largest and best display of growing orna-mental trees, plants, bulbs, and evergreens, etc., by one exhibitor 10 00 DEPARTS^IES^T H, Ladies, Work—Plain and Fancy. H. A. London, Director. 1. Best quilt $ 5 00 2. Second best quilt 3 00 3. Third best quilt 1 50 4. Best and prettiest woven woolen or cotton coun-terpane 3 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 39 5. Best crocheted or knit counterpane $3 00 6. Second best crocheted or knit counterpane 1 50 7. Best 10 j'ards or more rag carpeting 3 00 8. Best hearth rug 1 00 9. Best 10 yards jeans 3 00 10. Best 10 yards woolen flannel 2 00 11. Best 10 yards of toweling 3 00 12. Best pair socks or stockings 2 00 13. Second best pair socks or stockings 1 00 14. Best specimen cotton sewing thread 3 00 15. Best specimen sewing silk, from native cocoons... 2 00 16. Best specimen knitting yarn 1 00 EMBROIDERY, FANCY "WORK, ETC. 17. Best specimen silk embroidery $ 5 00 18. Second best specimen silk embroidery 3 00 19. Best specimen of thread embroiderj' 3 00 20. Best specimen of colored worsted embroidery 3 00 21. Second best specimen of colored worsted emb'dery, 1 50 22. Best specimen of cotton embroidery 4 00 23. Second best specimen of cotton embroidery 2 00 24. Best ottoman covers 3 00 25. Best specimen ornamental fancy needle work of any description 4 00 26. Best set linen collar and cuflfs , 2 00 27. Best chemise band and sleeves 2 00 28. Best made ladv's gown 2 00 29. Best muslin shirt 2 00 30. Best infant's or child's dress, fancy made 2 00 31. Best specimen of braiding 2 00 32. Best fancy marking on damask or cambric 2 00 33. Best pair pillow covers, embroidered 2 00 34. Best linen cambric handkerchief 2 00 35. Best made shirt 2 00 30. Best made night dress 2 00 37. Best made pantalettes 2 00 8. Best made apron, fancy 1 00 39. Best pillow sham braided 1 00 40. Best specimen plain sewing, hand or machine.... 5 00 41. Second best specimen plain sewing, hand or ma-chine 3 00 42. Third best specimen plain sew'g, hand or machine 2 00 43. Best display of needle work of every description, 10 00 q 40 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE CLOTHING. 44. Best made gentleman's suit, by a lady $ 4 00 45. Best made calico dress, cut and made by exhib-itor, 2 00 46. Best made suit of clothes for boy 3 00 CROCHETING, ETC. 47. Best specimen of crocheting in worsted, S 5 00 48. Second best specimen of crocheting in worsted,... 3 00 49. Third best specimen of crocheting in worsted 1 50 50. Best specimen of crocheting in cotton, 8 00 51. Second best specimen of crocheting in cotton 2 00 52. Best scarf 2 00 53. Best specimen of tatting 3 00 54. Best specimen fancj' fringe, 2 00 55. Best and prettiest pin cushion 2 00 56. Best and prettiest toilet set, comprising mats, pin cushion and watch case 3 00 57. Best display of crocheted articles 5 00 FANCY WORK, ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS, ETC. 58. Best hairwork, in frame $ 3 00 59. Best wax work 4 00 60. Best shell work 2 00 61. Best seed work : 2 00 62. Best feather work 2 00 63. Best bead work 2 00 64. Best skeleton flowers 3 00 65. Best cr3'stalized fruits, grapes, &c 2 00 66. Best display of fancy work, embroidery, hair-work, &c 10 00 MILLINERY. 67. Best straw hat (trimmed) § 2 00 68. Best child's hat. 2 00 69. Best lady's dress cap or headdress 2 00 70. Best display of millinery, ...... ..Silver Medal and 5 00 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 41 LACE WORK. 71. Best lace collar, hand made '..S 2 OU 72. Best lace handkerchief, handmade 1 50 73. Best lace necklace, handmade , 2 00 74. Best lace headdress 1 00 75. Best lace neck lie 1 00 76. Best display of lace works - 4 00 SEWING, CROTCHETING, KNITTING, EMBROIDERY, ETC., FOR GIRLS UNDER SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE. 77. Best specimen plain sewing, machine or hand §5 0(1 78. Second best specimen plain sewing, machine or hand, '. 2 50 79. Third best specimen plain sewing, machine or hand 1 50 80. Best made night dress, 2 00 81. Best made chemise 2 00 82. Best made boy's suit 2 00 83. Best hemmed handkerchief 1 00 84. Best specimen tatting 2 00 85. Best specimen crocheting 3 00 86. Second best specimen crocheting 1 50 87. Best worked pair of slippers , 1 00 88. Best and prettiest pincushion , 1 Oo 89. Best specimen silk embroidery 2 00 90. Second best specimen silk embroidery 1 OO 91. Best specimen worsted embroidery 2 00 92. Second best specimen worsted embroidery 1 00 93. Best set crocheted toilet mats 2 00 94. Best trimmed hat or bonnet, each 2 00 95. Best mode bed quilt 3 00 96. Second best made bed quilt 1 00 97. Best pair socks or stockings, wool or cotton, each 2 00 98. Best specimen knitting 2 00 99. For the best and largest number of the above list, made and exhibited b}' one girl 6 00 SUNDRIES. 100. Best gentleman's hat, silk or fur, made in North Carolina § 3 00 101. Best half dozen laborers' hats, made in N. C 3 ) 42 TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE 102. Best display of artificial hair, wigs, braid, switch-es, &c., made in North Carolina Diploma 103. Best display of perfumery, made in N. C Diploma 104. Best display of essences, made in N. Carolina..Diploma 105. Best display of extracts, made in N. Carolina..Diploma 106. Best display of fancy soaps, made in N. C Diploma Fine Arts, Painting, Drawing, &c. E. R. Stamps, Director. PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, PENMANSHIP, ETC., EXECUTED IN NORTH CAROLINA. 1. Best oil painting $ 8 00 2. Second best oil ]5ainting- 4 00 3. Third best oil painting 2 00 4. Best oil painting, fruits and flowers 4 00 5. Best oil painting, portrait from life 6 00 6. Best water color fruits and flowers 3 00 7. Best painting on silk 4 00 8. Best water color landscape, scene in North Car-olina and from nature 5 00 9. Best crayon drawing... 3 00 10. Best and largest exhibit of crayon drawings, not less than 10, by one person 5 00 11. Best pencil drawing 3 00 12. Best painting on glass 3 00 13. Best exhibit of paintings illustrating eminent persons or famous events in the history of the State of North Carolina 5 00 SPLENDID SPECIAL PREMIUM. 14. Best exhibit of paintings, drawings and orna-mental work of every description executed by the pupils of any one school in North Carolina within two years past $20 00 15. Best collection of photographs, by a North Car-olina artist Diploma NORTH CAROLIXA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 43 16. Best and largest variety of stereo.scopic views, North Carolina scenery Diploma 17. Best specimen of mechanical and inachinery drawings executed in North Carolina $5 00 IS. Best practical penmanship 2 00 19. Best practical penmanship, by a North Carolina bo}', under 16 years of age 2 00 20. Best practical penmanship by a North Carolina girl, under 16 years of age 2 00 21. Best ornamental penmanship, representing ani-mals, birds or fancy writing Diploma 22. Best ornamental sign executed in North Carolina 3 00 23. Best specimen of book printing 4 00 24. Best specimens of plain and fancy job printing, 00 25. Best specimens of fancy printing by an appren-tice, under 16 years of age.- 3 00 26. Bust of life, in marble or plaster, life size and made in North Carolina Diploma 27. Best statue from life, in marble or plaster, and made in North Carolina Silver Medal 28. Best collection of mounted birds or animals, not less than five varieties 4 00 EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT. 29. Best collection specimens of penmanship from any school in North Carolina Silver Medal. 30. Best collection map drawings from any school in North Carolina , Silver Medal. 31. Best single map drawing, by any pupil from any school in North Carolina Diploma and §2 00 SPECIAL PREMIUMS. 32. Best exhibit by anj' kindergarten class, of kin-dergarten material and' work, original collec-tion Diploma 33. Second best exhibit by any kindergarten class, of kindergarten material and work, original collection Diploma Note.—The kindergarten classes established in North Carolina pre respectfully invited to compete for the above prizes. The most competent judges of tl^rough kinder-garten work will be obtained, so that the utmost pains will be taken to secure accurate awards. 44 TWENTY-FIEST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE DEPARTi¥8Eg^T K. Machinery and Mechanic Arts. Gen. R. F. Hoke, .....Director. Exhibitors in this Department are requested to make their entries, either in person or in writing, at tlie office of the Secretary in Raleigh by the 1st of October. Implements and machines exhibited, must be labeled with the name of the exhibitor, name of the machine, its use and the retail price; and they are required to be the Kame in construction and finish as those sold to the farmer ; not specimens gotten up simply for exhibition. Exhibitors will have their machinery on the Grounds by Friday, the 7th of October, that it may be placed in posi-tion and be ready for inspection by Monday the 10th. Experience has demonstrated the impracticability of test-ing or examining machinery and implements sufficiently on the Gi'ounds to decide on their merits. Judges have not sufficient time nor the necessary facilities to examine and test the great variety of machines and implements usu-ally on exhibition; and decisions given hastily may do great injustice to really meritorious articles, and create dis-satisfaction. These risks are apparent to all skilled mechan-ics and manufacturers, and after all, the awards made under such circumstances, are not regarded of much real value. Manufacturers, Inventors and Exhibitors generally in this Department have accomplished their purpose, if they can but have proper facilities to exhibit their wares to the far-mers and others who may be interested. To this end the Executive CommiUce will do all ilicit can he done to secure to every cxhibitcr a good and faithful exhibition of his goods. The exhibition of all Idnds of manufactured articles of utility, agricultural implements, machinery and labor-saving inventions, is earnestly invited. The members of the Committee are greatly gratified at the many evidences of thrift and progress among our people, and, apprecia-ting the groii'ing demand among them for improved labor-saving machinery, ivill take especial pains to accommodate exhibitors in tliis Department by every means at their command. NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIKTY. 45 fi@" They believe that the display in this Depart-ment in variety, quality, and quantity, will greatly excel anything of the kind ever seen in our State. In Machinery Hall a long line of shafting will be run, that exhibitors may operate their machinery, and precau-tion will be taken to protect field articles from the Aveather. Exhibitors of Plows will be given an opportunity to show the merits of their implements on the field. t^° Trains for the delivery of machinery run into the Grounds and into Machinery Hall. DEPARTMENT L„ Mineralogy, Conchology, and Botany. William Mason, Director. MINERALOGY, 1. Best collection of iron ores. 2. Best collection of copper ores. 3. Best collection of gold ores. 4. Best collection of building stones. 5. Best collection of coals. 6. Best specimen of sandstone. 7. Best specimen of granite. 8. Best specimen of slate for roofing. 9. Best specimen of slate for whetstone. 10. Best specimen of clay for potters. 11. Best sjiecimen of clay for fire- works. 12. Best specimen of firestones. 13. Best specimen of glass sand. 14. Best specimen of Slanganese. 15. Best specimen of Plumbago. 16. Best specimen of Barytes. 17. Best specimen of Corundum. IS. Best specimen of pig iron. In this department the Premiums will be discretionary luith the Society. ' 46 TWENTY- FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE All specimens must be distinctly marked with name of locality. The specimen of ores should be of good size, not less, generally, than four or five inches square. Marls, peats and building stones must be a cubic foot. Specimens of coal must weigh not less than fifty pounds. CONCHOLOGY. 19. Best collection of shells and corals $3 OD BOTANY. 20. Best collection of botanical specimens (dried) §3 ()0 21. Best collection of native woods of Nortli Carolina, both ornamental and useful, properly labeled, giving its locality and the uses to wiiich it is api)lied, and its value to the mechanical arts, togetiicr with an arranged list of the same to correspond Silver Medal 22. Best collection of marine plants §3 Ul) ARCH.KOLOGY. 23. Best collection of relics of Indians and curiosities, §3 00 24. Best collection of articles of curiosity or interest in connection with the history of North Carolina, 5 00 Trials of Speed. S. B. Alexander, Director. Tuesday, October IItii, at 2:30 P. M. No. 1—Pnrse §100.00. « Running race, single dash, one mile, three or more to enter, twi) to start. First horse to receive ����50.00; second horse to receive §25.00 ; third horse to receive $15.00 ; fourtl: horse to receive $10.00. NORTH CAEOLTNA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 47 Wednesday, October 12th, at 11:30 A. M. No. 2—Purse 1^] 00.00. Trotting race, best three in five, three or more to enter, two to start, for horses tliat have never beaten three minutes. First horse to receive §65.00 ; second horse to receive §23.00 ; third horse to receive §10.00. Same Day, at 2:30 P. M. No. 3—Purse SIOO.OO. Running race, one mile and repeat, three or more to en-ter, two to start. First horse to receive §65.00 ; second horse to receive §25 00; third horse to receive §10 00. Same Day, at 3:30 P. M. No. 4—Purse Sl.50.00. Trotting race, best three in five, three or more to enter, two to start, for horses that have never beaten 2.45. First horse to receive §75.00 ; second horse to receive $50.00 ; third horse to receive §25.00. Thursday, October 13th, at 1:30 P. M. No. 5—Purse $2.50.00. Trotting race, one mile, best three in five, three to enter, two to start, for horses tliat have never beaten 2.30. First horse to receive §125.00; second horse to receive §75,00; third horse to receive §50.00. Same Day, at 3:30 P. M. No. C-Purse 1100.00. Running race, one and one-half miles, three to enter, t'.vo to start. First horse to receive §60 00 ; second horse to re-ceive §25.00; third horse to receive §15.00. 48 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF TIIK Same Day, at 4:30 P. M. No. 7—Breeders' Parse $25.00. Half mile heats, best two in three, to harness for colts, four years old and under, three or more to enter, two to start. First colt to receive §20.00 ; second colt to receive $5.00. Friday, October 14Tn, at 11 A. M. No. 8. Pnrse $225 00. Open to the World. Trotting race, best three in five, three or more to enter, two to start. First horse to receive §100 00 ; second horse to receive $75.00 ; third horse to receive |50.00. Same Day—At 2:30 P. M. No. fl. Purse j$200.00 Open to the World. Running race, mile heats, best two in three, three or more to enter, two to start. First horse to receive §125 00 ; second horse to receive 150.00 ; third horse to receive $25.00. Ten per cent, entrance fees in all races. All trials will be governed by the regular rules of trotting and running. All entries for these trials of speed must be made with Joseph A. Haywood, of the Executive Committee, on or be-fore 5 P. M. of the day previous to the race, and accompa-nied by ten per cent, in cash of the whole purse. The Society reserves the right to change the programme so as to substitute one day's trials for another, to meet the casualties of the weather, &c. trials op horsemanship. For the best horsemanship of boys of fifteen years of age nfid under, mounted on ponies, or driving the same One breech-loading shot gun For the second best horsemanship One handsome buggy whip NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 49 NEW AND ATTRACTIVE FEATURE!! a STAR" PREMIUMS, FOR YOraG MEN AND YOUNG WOMEN. One Hundred and Fifty Dollars in Gold ! ! ! A. P. Bryan, Director. THE YOUNG MAN's STAR PREMIUM. To the unmarried man under 24 years of age, who shall bring to the State Fair the greatest and best variety of the products of his own liands, a premium of §50 in gold. This premium has been generously assumed by our pub-lic spirited fellow-citizen, Mr. Julian S. Carr, of the firm of W. T. Blackwell & Co., Durham, N. C. THE YOUNG WOMAN's STAR PREMIUM. To the unmarried lady under 22 years of age, who shall bring to the State Fair the greatest and best variety of pro-ducts of her own hands, a premium of ^50 in gold. Mr. A. Creech, one of Raleigh's most successful and enter-prising dry goods merchants, cheerfully assumes to pay this premium. For the next best display by a young man and young woman, as above, §25 in gold to each. Parties competing for the above premiums will be re-quired to observe the following rules: 1. Each exhibitor must furnish the secretary with a full list of all the articles to be exhibited on or before Saturday. October 8th. 50 TWENTY- FIRST ANNUAL FAIK OJP THE' 2. The displays for these premiums must be in positioK and ready for examination by 12 M., on Tuesday, the 11th. 3. The list of articles furnished the secretary, under rule 1, must be accompanied by the affidavit of the party mak-ing the entry, setting forth that the exhibitor does not ex-ceed the age prescribed ; that each and every article ex-hibited is the product of his or her own hands, and that said articles have all been made since the 1st day of November, ISSO. Printed forms of affidavit will be furnished by the Secre-tary on application. 4. The names of exhibitors must not appear on any of the' articles. The}' will only be made known aher the premiums-have been awarded. 5. Bach display will be made as a whole, and may be ar- S^anged under the personal supervision of the exhibitor. 6. Persons intending to compete for these premiums must notify the secretary on or before the 1st of August. 7.».These exhibitions will be subject to the same rules governing entries made for other premiums, and will not be removed until the close of the genei'al exhibition. The awards will be made by committees composed of ladies and gentlemen so chosen as to guard most effectually against in-justice and partiality. These premiums will be presented on the Grounds to the successful competitors on Friday of the Fair, and it is the desire of the Executive Committee that the form and man-ner of these presentations shall give due credit and prom-inence to the skill and industry, which have won them, and which they are designed to encourage and promote. The Secretary earnestly asks all who desire to compete for these premiums to write to hiia freely and full}', and iihey shall have prompt attention. NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 51 SPLENDID SPECIAL PREMIUMS FOR OUR FARMERS. The following Special Premiums are offered our farmers, through the North Carolina .State Agricultural Society. These valuable premiums should excite lively competition and bring to the Fair a very fine and large exhibit of these staple crops ; The Southern Fertilizer Co., Richmond, Va., offers : For the best bale of cotton raised by the use of the "Anchor Brand" Fertilizer, §50 in gold For the best ten pounds of fine bright tobacco wrappers, raised by the use of the "Anchor Brand " Fertilizer, $50 in gold The Chesapeake Guano Co., Baltimore, Md., offers: For the best bale of cotton, raised by the use of the "Chesapeake Guano," One ton Fertilizer Allison & Addison, Richmond, Va., offers : For the greatest yield of cotton per acre, by the use of the "Star Brand Cotton Manure,". ..Half ton Fertilizer A. S. Lee, Richmond, Va., offer : For the largest yield of cotton per acre by the use of his Prepared Lime with compost, not over 300 pounds per acre 1 ton Prepared Lime For the largest yield per acre, using not over 300 pounds per acre, without compost 1 ton Prepared Lime For the largest increased yield of Rice per acre, over the same land, not manured, using not over 300 pounds per acre Half ton Prepared Lime 52 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL TAIR OP THE' J. S. Lockhart, Durham, N. C, offers : For 10 pounds of tlie finest briirht wrappers tobacco raised by the use of the "Star Brand Tobacco Fertilizer," bought from him $25 in gold For the best 20 pounds fine tobacco, smokers, raised by the use of the " Star Brand Tobacco Fertilizer," bought from him • A silver cup,, value $10 The Stono Phosphate Co., Charleston, S. C-, offers : For the largest j'ield of cotton per acre, by use of t!ie "Stono Soluble Guano,". ...Half ton of that Fertilizer For the largest yield of cotton per acre, by the use of the "Stono Acid Phosphate," Half ton of that Fertilizer For the largest yield of cotton per acre, bv use of the "Ash Element," Half ton of that Fertilizer The Bradley Fertiliser Co., Boston, Mass., offers : For the largest yield of cotton per acre, by use of " Brad-ley's Patent Phosphate " or " Sea Fowl Guano/' One ton of that Fertilizer John Merryman & Co., Baltimore, Md., offer: For the largest yield of cotton on one acre, by use of " Merryman's Ammoniated Dissolved Bones,".,. One ton of that Fertilizer Freeman, Lloyd, Mason & Dryden, Norfolk, Va., offer: For the largest yield of cotton per acre,- by u.se of the " Pocomoke Superphosphate," , One ton of that Fertilizer Thef duinnipiac Fertiliser Co., of New London, Conn., offers, through their agents, Messrs. M. T. Leach & Co., Raleigh, N, C. For the largest yield of cotton per acre, on not less than two acres, and raised by the use of the "Pine Island Ammoniated Phosphate," One Silver Tea Set (6 pieces), value $75 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. b6 The Piedmont Guano Co., Baltimore, Md., offers : For 10 pounds finest bright tobacco, wrappers, raised by use of tbeir Tobacco Fertilizer §30 worth of their Fertilizer For 20 pounds best tobacco, smokers, by use of their Fertilizer §20 worth of their Fertilizer Alex. J. Wedderburn, Baltimore, Md., offers: For the best 10 pounds of fine tobacco wrappers, raised by use of his "Ceres Superphosphate,".... One ton of same For the largest yield of cotton per acre, raised by use of his "Agricultural Lime " One ton of same The Chemical Co., of Canton, Baltimore, Md., offers: For largest j'ield of cotton jier acre, by use of their "Cotton Fertilizer" One ton, or |45 For best 10 pounds bright tobacco wrappers, raised by use of their "Tobacco Fertilizer One ton, or §50 Lorentz & Eittler, Baltimore, Md., offer: For the largest yield of cotton per acre, by use of " L. & R. Ammoniated Guano" One tou of same R. W. L. Raisin & Co., Baltimore, Md., offer : For best bale of cotton, raised by use of their " Com-plete (formerly Empire) Guano" One ton of same J. H. Enniss, Editor of the "North Carolina Farmer," Raleigh, N. C, offers : For the largest yield of sugar, raised on any one acre by any one farmer in North Carolina, from " Early Amber Sugar Cane §25 in gold For the largest yield of Syrup, produced from any one acre by any one farmer in North Carolina, from " Early Amber Sugar Cane" §25 in gold For the most successful raiser of pork (hogs to be fed on chufa), by any one farmer, who raises not less than six hogs, and weight not to be under 250 pounds each §10 in gold 54 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE Law's Silver and China House, Raleigh, N. C, offers : For the best and handsomest set of Table Mats, to consist of not less than 12 pieces of ordinary sizes 1 handsome Triple Plate Silver Castor Competent Judges will be chosen to award these Special Premiums. The premiums do not preclude our farmers from compet-ing for the premiums offered by the Society on the same articles. Rules and regulations for ascertaining the yields called for, will be established and published in circular form for the benefit of those who are interested and will apply for them. Persons, if competing for the Premiums on Cotton, will be required to place on exhibition at the Fair at least one bale to weigh over 400 pounds. If for Tobacco, not less than 10 pounds of each grade called for. If for Sugar, not less than 10 pounds. If for Rice, not less than 25 pounds, well cleaned. SPLENDID PREMIUM OFFERED BY THE COTTON AND GROCERS EXCHANGE OF RALEIGH, N. C. For the best bale of cotton l)rought to the Fair and made in the State, the present year, to weigh not less than 400 pounds nor more than 500 pounds, and to class above Good Middling, 25 cents per pound. J. P. Gulley, Raleigh, N. C, dealer in Dry Goods and General Merchandise, offers : For the best two bushels Indian corn produced the present year, §5 in gold. E. J. Hardin, Raleigh, N. C„ dealer in Family Groce-ries, offers : A premium for the best fresh butter made in the State, not less than ten pounds, $10 in gold. NORTH CAEOLINA AGRICULTUKAL SOCIETY. 55 Friday the Gala Day. Bicycle Racing. Open to the world, but limited to Ameteurs. Rules of the Bicycle Union will govern the races. Isl Race, 9:30 a. m., Fridaj' 14th. Distance two miles. Limited to boys under 15 years of age. Prize §15. Five or more to enter, three to start. No ei. trance fee. 2d Race, 10:25 a. m. Distance five miles. Five or more to enter, three to start. Entry fee |5. Prize one Standard Columbia Bicycle, limited in value to $90. For additional information, apply to the Secretary. OR THE YOUfMEp THE STATE! The Great Attraction of the Fair. On Friday of the Fair, there will be a Grand Broad Sabre Tournament, open to the young men of the State. Entry fee $10. First prize, a fine horse, saddle and bridle. Second prize, a fine saddle and bridle. Not less than fifteen Knights to enter. Each Knight entered will be entitled to a compli-mentary ticket to the Grand Coronation Ball. The names of the Queen and Maids of Honor will be announced on the grounds. 56 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL FAIR OF THE Gentlemen desiring to enter as Knights, will apply to the Secretary at Raleigh for rules and regulations for governing the Tournament, and they will be promptly supplied with a printed copy. Notices of entry must be filed with the Secretary by the first day of September. Glass Ball and Pigeon Matches Will begin on Wednesday, October 12th, at 11 o'clock. 1st Match—Prize ^85.00 Parker Breech Loader—20 balls ; Bogardus Rules modified for Rotary Trap. Card's Rotary Trap—Sweepstakes. Thursday—1st Match—Prize $150.00 Greener or Scott Hamraerless Breech Loader—10 pigeons; miss and out; Burmingham (England) Rules, (as modified at Asheville match ;) H. and T. plunge traps, 31 yards rise, both barrels. Sweepstakes. Friday—1st Match—$S5.00 gun. Pigeons or Glass BaHs. None but ameteurs can enter. In addition to the above amusements, there will be Archery Practice, in which a very handsome prize will be given to the suc-cessful Archer. The " Star Premiums " will be presented on the grounds during the day to the successful contestants. Also other games and Athletic sports, to be concluded at night with a Grand Coronation Ball. BOOKS The Largest Stock in North Carolina! ALFRED V/ILLIAMS & CO., Bootseltos il Mmm, 19 FA YETTEVILLE STREET, Send to us for everything you want in our line, and your order will be promptly " filled and at lowest phices. Pnblishers of Moore's School History of Noitli Carolina. S 70 Moore's Complete History of North Carolina, - - - - - 5 00 Tiiurgee's Code, with Notes, &c., (new edition,) _ _ - . 6 50 Tour^ee's Digest of Cited Cases, _--.--.- ii> OO B .t K-'s Digest, 4 volumes, --------- 15 00 .^"Catalogues free on application.^^a J. C. BREWRTER. E. B. EXGELHARU. J. C. BRE^VSTER & CO., riEALERS IX Har(iware,Tiiiware,¥oodenware,Crock8ry Stoves, Oils, Paints, Glass, Varnish, House Furnisliicg Go;.ds, &c., of every icind and description. THE SF»OK,XSM^VN'S KMFORTXJM. All first class Breech Loaders kept in stock. DuPont'sand Curti.sand Harvcy'.s celebrated Powder, and loM<Iing material of all kinds on hand. Give u.sa call. Prices guaranteed. Holleman Building, Raleigh, N. C. LATPA & MYATT^ And dealers and Jobbers of Heavif and Liglit Groceries. Specialties—FLOUR, CORN, MEAL, MEAT, MOLASSES, SUGARS, COFFEES, TOBACCOS, &c., &c. Agents for the celebrated BROWN COTTON GIN, SELF FEEDER AND CONDENSER. The bpst Gin in use. Write for circulars and testimonials. Oliice and Ware-house, No. 2, Market, and No. 10, Martin Streets, RALEIGrii, JN. tj. THOMAS H.BRIGGS& SONS, Briggs Building, Raleigh, N. C, HARDWARE WAGON AND BUGGY MATERIALS, Sa-sl:!, ZDoors a-nd. I31ind.s, LIME, PLASTER, CEMENT, IF'aints, Oils and. c3-l3 ss, FARMERS' SUPPLIES, :bxtzxjId:e]:k.s' sxj":e=z=3Lji:e]s, COOK STOVES, ISest <3-ood.s, Z-io-sXT-est IPrices, Sq.-a.a-re IDealin.g:, V/ILLIAMS ai HAYWOOD, RALEIGH, N. ©., Di'iihM's in Drugs, ledicines & Clieniicals, Perfumery, Soaps, Combs and Bnislie*. Trn-ses, Supporters, Shoulder Br:ices, Fancy and Toilet Articles. Fine Teas, Srices, Segar-, Tobacco, Grass and G n'di'n Seeds, Gla-s, Putty, Paim-, Oils, Vari'ish s and Dye SiutTs, Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal Purpo-es, Patent Medicines, &c. Family Medicines and Physicians' Prescriptions accurately compounded at all hours. Goods selected with care and warranted as represented. CHESAPEAKE GUANO, A high grade, uniform and reliable Fertilizer for Ootton, <3-rai3n. and. ToToacco, Manufactured by the CHESAPEAKE GUANO COMPANY, BALTIMOEE, MD. For sale at Agents, who will take jjleasure in furnishinj; Testimonials of its merits. AUG. C. PRACHL, Manager. E. F. WYATT. AV. F. WYATT. E. F. WYATT & SON, ^Manufacturers of MARTIN STKEET, RALEIGH, IV. C, Martiiisales, Halters, Horse Blallke^s, Lap Robes, Collars and Hames, Curry Coiiibs antl Bnislii-s, Sntlilli-ry Hardware, Harness Leather, &c., always on hand at prices to suit the times. Lap Dusters, Horse Slieets & Nets, and Whips of Every Description. g@= REPAIRING A SPECIALTY. -^^ J. A. JONES. A. M. POWELL. •«'Iioi.f,sai.f: dealkks in Meal, Flour, Mill-Feed, Grain and Forage, Coal, Wood, Lumber, Shingles, Laths, Printing and Wrapping Paper, J7 Fayetteville Street, and Central Depot, KALEIGH, V. C. «ff- Will sell Staple Goods on Commlssion ax Sji-^ll Charge. Iia -v^iLXji^fi^nyn w-ooil.il.co'T'T', Wholesale Dealer in Dry Goods, Clothing, Xotions, Hats, Boots and Shoes, MILLI.VERY GOODS, &c., ^Manufacturer of IPants, Slairts and I3ra-wers, 8 Wilmington and 15 Hakgett Streets, RALEIGH, X. C. ^l:i.otog:ra-pl:Lic .-Artist, No. '210 F.AVETTEVILLE Stkeet, R.\LEIGH, N. C, Bevel Mats, Passe Partouts, Silk Velvet Cases, Albums, PHOTOGRAPHIC M.\TERI.\LS, FRAIIES, Etc. PESOUD, LEE & CO~ Vyholesale and Retail Druggists, Dealers in Fanc.v Goods, Perfumeries, Jlineral Waters, Patent Medicines, Gar-den and Grass Seeds, Tobaccos, Cigars, Etc., Fayi'.teville Street, coruLT oi jiiU'tin and U Fayetteville St., BALEIGH, N. c. POCOMOKE sXT^El zs - :£=> :e3:o sz= Z3: uf^TIE , THE— —FOR — COTTON, TOBACCO, EICE, CORN, OATS, WHEAT, PEA-IfUTS, IRISH and SWEET POTATOES and all kinds of Vegetables. :e» €3 c::j o i^ o :e^ ies 5) as been used during the past four years at Norfolk and elsewhere by Market Gardeners, and is the only Fertilizer that has .given entire satisfaction wlien tested by the old standard, Peruvian Guano. MANUFACTURED BY Freeman, Lloyd, Mason & Dryden, Norfolk, Va. Pocomoke, Md. /.nmonia, Potash, GUARANTEED ANALYSIS : 2 to 3 per ct. I AvailaUe Phos. Acid, 8 to 10 per ct. i to 5 •' I Insoluble " " 1 to 3 " ANALYSES OF FOCOMOKE SUPER-PHOSPHATE: CHEMISTS. T. R. Wolf. State Chemist, Delaware P. P. Wilson, Baltimore W. H. Taylor, State Cliemlst, Virginia A. R. Ledoux, ex-State Chem. North Carolina C. W. Dabnky, State Chemist, North Carolina d QJ .^ *a Date of a 1^ ^ < Analysis. = = "6 > ^ 12 <l < " " fc March 22, 1878 2.1(1 9.S0 .18 Aug. 13, 187S 2.-19 8.(3'J 4.4! .May 5. ISSO 2.12 8.0!l 3.27 Jan. 31, 1,881 2.illl 8 -17 LIB .March 2(i, 1881 2.82 8.80 LOS 4.31 ::.32 4.31 4.611 3.89 SADDX^ES AND IIAR:NESS. ^lANrFACTlTKIiK AND DeAI^ER IN Saddles and Harness, Bridles, Martingales, Whips, Horse IJUmkets, Lap Robes, .ic. A full. Hue of goods always on hand and at prices to suit the limes. Give me a call. Keiu'^tuber the place. No. 1 Jlartiu Street, «ign��Hoi..st's Head. ; R.A.LEIGH, N. C. ('ALL ON' IS^^^^O CEHTTII^rCS-Eil^, 4S Fyetteville Street, R.-VLEIGH, N. C, The most Fashionable Establishment ill the State. If you visit the State Fair do not fail to call at -izS F'ayetteville Street, "" li. :M:./^:Ea:x_>E]i^ RALEIGH, N. C, Practical Jeweler, Silversmith and Engraver, Keeps on hand a full line of fine ,Iewelry, Watches, Silver and Silver Pl.ated Ware. Goods sent for selection to any part of the state upon receipt of satisfac-tory reference. Plain and I'ancy ITinus made to orderat shortest notice. Cards for correct, measurement of linger si-nt upon application. JOHN GATLING, President. W. H. CROW, "Vice President. INSURE TVIXH THE loitli Carolina Home Insurance Company, (Organized XwCJS.) aojvinst loss bt^" fire. W. S. PRIMRQ.se, Secretary. P. COWPER, Adjuster. FAYETTEVILLE, N. C. Gold Sledal and all the First Premiums at State Fair; also the First at other Fairs. Purity" and keeping qualities guaranteed in all Wines, including Scuppernong, Mish, Flowers, Tokay Sherry, Norton, Ives and Concord clarets, Martha, Delaware, <tc. Price Sl'tu to ?l.2.3 per gallon. Large orders less. W, J. GREEN, Proprietor. A. McBUIE, Shipping Agent. The Clothier and Gentleman's Furnisher. dealer in' Eeady-Made Clothing and Gentlemen's Furnishings, HATS, C.Vl'S. TRUNKS A.XD SATCHELS, No. 2C Fayetteville St., (c. Weilvel"s Old Stand, opp.Gr.ausman's,) Raleigh, N.C. MANCFACTURER AXD DEALER IN fime: cii^ars, tobacco^ AND ALL J.;iNDS OF SMOKERS' SUNDRIES. Proprietor of the Old North State Cigar Mannfaetory, 61 Fayetteyii,i.e Street, RALEICiH, N. C. SILK CULTURE. I will pay full market prices, less freight and commission, for good Silk Cocoons of this year's crop, produced in the United States. Can also supply the best varieties of Mulberry trees adapted for Silk Culture. Also, Si,lk Worm Kggs of the best breeds^nd warranted to make UK) pounds of Silk Cocoons to the ounce. Address JED"WA.Kr) FASN A CEC, EALEIGH, N. C. W. C. McMACKIN, ANT) MIARTIJSr SXK,PCP:T, Rfi^l^h.lCiTrJ, 'S'. C. BItollcal Recirder. (ESTABLISHED 1835.) REV. C. T. BAILEY, EDITOR, Rev H, hatcher, Associate Editor. TEKMS OF SUBSCillPTI©]^^ : One copy one year, iaduding jiostage, $2 00 One copy, six months, do do 1 00 Address, EDWAEBS, BROUGHTON & CO.. BAIiEIGH, N. C. G. B. Edwaeds. N. B. Beoughion. C. T. Ballet. EDWARDS, BROUG-ITOI & GO, ^'^i, ^ AND Blank Book Manufacturers. RALEIGH, C. WELL FIXTURES, Swinging Churn. Mrs. D. W. Kerr, of Alamance, 0"s: "It is not excelled; effi- ' le, and a with ease.'j V'tW K''e"t. simple, dur'abh \t a child can operate it wi EVAPORATOR. THE BEST \H USE.!^"! 8TATE AGENTS FOR THE CELEBRATEli "IROU AGE" Cultivators and Harrows, The cheapest and best labor-saving implements ever invented for the Held L, L. POLK, & CO., Raleigh, N. C. 'PHK JULIUS LEWIS & CO., DEALERS IN OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, SASH, DOORS, BUNDS, LIMc, CEMENT, RUBBER AND LEADER BELTING, &c, Largest Stock in North Carotin .^u^S:^Lr.a. ] RALEIGH, N.C. f Wagon Works: ) East Harqktt Strek?. A. CBBECH, Raleigh, E.G. Retail Doalrr and Jobber in Foreign and Doniestio Dry Goods, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, &Yankee E'otions. This is the live House and the live Man of the city; and country merchants as well as retail dealers, will find it to their advantage to patrorize this House, as the stock is always complete, and sold at the very lowest possible prices. MAKE YOUR OW.Xii FERTILIZESSS. -miljil^IAm. SIMFSOBT, Wholesale and Retail Druggist, & dealer in Agricultural Chemicals, 33 FayettevilIjE Street, RALEIGH, N. C. Write fo r Teslimimials and Catalogue. a. Y7. WYNNE, HORSES AND MULES ALWAYS ON HAND, RAB^EJGH, IV. C. Corner of Fayettcville and Davie Sts., Raleigh, N. C, Dealer in all kinds of Furniture, Mattress Spring-Beds, Looking Glasses, &c. Always on hand a liirjre and well assorted stock of Cheap. Medium and Fine Grades of Chamtjerand Pailor Furniture, Sofas, Cribs, Chairs, Lounges, What- Nots, Wardrobes, &c. Persons visiting the Fair woulddo well to call and exam-ine before placing their orders. THE BEST COTTON AND THE FINEST TOBACCO continue to be raised by the use of llie OLD RELIABLE THIS STANDARD BRAND HAS HELD ITS own against all other Fertilizers now for fifteen years, and has not been found wanting. The testimony in its favor comes from (lie field, and that at last is the true judge of the real merits of any Ferti-lizer. It would be impossible to find a more splendid record of good work in the field than that enjoyed by the nANCHOR BRAND." 1|@°" For sale at ail Railway and River points of importance THHOUGHOJT NORTH CAROLINA. IS THE FINEST, PUREST, BEST A\D MOST IITTKIFORm BRAIWD OF EVER PUT VPOIV THE MARKET. W. T. BLACKWELL & CO. Durham, N. C. Uanafactnreri of tbe Orlgisftl and Only Oenolne DURHAIVI TOBACCO Our claim for merit is based npon tbe fact that a chemical analysis proves that the tobacco gro'wn in our section is better adapted to make aGOOD,PURE, satisfactory smoke than ANY OTHER tobacco grown in the world; and being situated in the HEAJBT of this line tobacco section, WE have the PICK of the offerings. The public ap-preciate this; hence our sales EXCEED the products of AULi the leading manufactories com-bined. S^'None genuine unless it bears the trade-mark of the BvJl. ALSO, MANUFACTURERS OF l©AKl¥fl THESE GOODS ARE SOLD UNDER AN ABSOLUTE GUARANTEE THAT They are the finest and purest goods upon the market. They are free from Drugs or Chemicals of any kind. They consist of the Finest Tobacco and Purest Rice Paper made. W. T. BLACKWELL. J. S. CARR.
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"FQLES AND REGULATIONS
SCHEDULE OF PREMIUMS
TWENTY-FIRST AMTJAL FAIR
RAL'EIGH, N. C,
October 10th, Uth, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th, 1881.
LIBERAL CASH AND SPECIAL PREMIUMS.
Casli Premiums Payable iu Fifteen Days after tlie Close of the Fair.
Col. T. M. HOLT, President.
L. L. POLK, Secretary. P. A. WILEY, Treasurer. ^
RALEIGH, N. a:
ARDs, Broughton |