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LIST OF NUTS EXHIBITED AT THE STATE FAIR HELD IN CLEVELAND, 1863.
* The two varieties of Ground-nuts and Pea-nut, also Bladder-nut, as they belong neither to the natural, or the Juglandaceac, nor Cupulifua, should not be placed among nuts I presume.
Professor Amos Eaton is my authority for the medicinal properties of the above. It is by no means a full collection of the fruits and nuts in Ohio.
E. J. FERRISS.
There were 61 entries of grapes, to which the following awards were made: Best 6 varieties not less than 4 bunches each, D. C. Richmond, Sandusky. 2d best, Geo. Morgan, Cleveland...... Best 3 varieties not less than bunches, Lewis Ford, East Cleveland, 2d best, Daniel Stewart, Cleveland..... Best display, not less than 10 varieties, 3 bunches each, G. W. Campbell, Delaware....... 2d best, E. Taylor.....
Best 3 varieties, 2 bunches each, T. Jenkins, Cleveland
4 4 1
Best 6 musk-melons, any variety, J. W. Doane, East Cleveland....
Best quart of raspberries, G. H. Lodge, Cleveland,..
$3 2 5 5 5 3
LIST OF HARDY NATIVE GRAPES EXHIBITED BY GEO. W. CAMPBELL, OF
1. Delaware. 2. Concord. 3. Rebecca. 4. Maxatawney. 6. Alvey. 6. Louisa. 7. Lydia. 8. Oporto. 9. Cuyahoga. 10. Lenoir.
20. Rogers' Hybrid, No. 1. 21. do do
2. 22. do do 3. 23. do do 4. 24. do
5. 25. do do 9. 26. do do 13. 27. do do 15. 28. do do 19.
In the classes of Drawings, Paintings, Designs and Sculpture there were 93 entries, to which the following awards were made:
Best life size photograph, colored in oil by Ohio Artists, J. F. Ryder, Cleveland, Ohio......
.. Silver Medal and $10 20 best, J. M. Green, Cleveland,.
..Diploma and 5 Best specimen of painting in oil, by American Artist, Miss C. L. Ranson, Cleveland...... 10 Best specimen uncolored photograph, J. F. Ryder, Cleveland.
..Siver Medal. 2d best, J. M. Green, Cleveland....
. Diploma. Best specimen daguerreotypes, J. F. Ryder......
.. Silver Medal. Best specimen of Ohio landscapes, in oil, by Ohio Artists, Geo. L. Clough..... .Silver Medal. Best fancy painting, by Ohio or Foreign Artists, G. L. Clough...
$10 Best specimen moss or lichen work, E. S. Hunt, Euclid.....
.Silver Medal. Best specimen cone work, Mrs. R. P. Bowen, Cleveland......
... Silver Medal. Best leaf and flower work, Mrs. N. Fitch, Concord.....
.. Silver Medal. Best specimen of penmanship, Bryant & Stratton, Cleveland.
.... Diploma . Best pen drawing, Bryant, Stratton & Felton.....
Diploma. SCULPTURE, ETC. Best collection and greatest variety of insects, H. Craig, Cleveland............ Silver Medal. Best collection and greatest variety of Ohio birds, prepared, H. Craig. ...Silver Medal.
AWARDING COMMITTEE-S. J. Wadsworth, B. B. Barney, T. D. Page, M. J. Drake, Julia Butler, Frank Garlick, Geo. H. Adams and E. R. Tilden.
In the class of Musical Instruments there were 6 entries, to which the following awards were made : Best square piano, Geo. Hall, Ashtabula....
.Silver Meda!. Best Melodeon, Jewett & Goodman....
AWARDING COMMITTEE—J. A. Harris, Wm. Hart and H. B. Spellman.
LIST OF ARTICLES COMMENDED AT STATE FAIR, 1863.
FIRST DEPARTMENT-LIVE STOCK.
F. G. Pritchard, Brunswick, O., 3 steers at one birth, 3 years old.
E. Bingham, Cleveland, O., 1 pair Golden Pheasants.
do do Bolten Grays. E. S. Stebbins, Newburgh, O., 1 coop
do Henry Bishop, Springfield, O., do Brahmas. do
do 1 pair White Shanghais. Michal Rauber Cleveland, 1 coop Golden Pheasants.
SECOND DEPATMENT-MACHINERY, ENGINES, ETC.
MACHINERY, ENGINES, ETC.
Anderson & Co., Painesville, O., portable gage saw mill.
1st Division.J. C. Birdsell, W. Henrietta, Monroe co., N. Y., combined clover thresher and huller.
Hollenshead, Morris & Co., Cincinnati, O., combined cider mill and corn sheller. 2d Division.-Chas. E. Miller, Amelia, O., combined roller crusher and seed sower.
Thos. Brett, Geneva, O., improvement in harvester seats.
Chas. F. Dortenback, Cleveland, O., intestine cleaning and turning machine. 31 Division.-Wright & Holman, Springfield, O., hominy mill.
C. M. Stevenson, Eldersville, Washington co., Pa., combined rack and trough for
TOOLS AND HOUSEHOLD IMPLEMENTS.
John Haye, Cleveland, O., 12 step ladders.
Rice, French & Co, Springfield, O., single shovel plow.
Cleveland Wood and Willow Cab Manufacturing Company, 3 wood cabs for children.
do 2 wheelbarrows. do
do 1 childs' cart. C. L. Jones, do triangular spring brace. Schreyer's, Columbus, O., pattern steel axle, or arm for wagon. J. W. Fitch, Cleveland, O., top buggy.
Merts & Riddle, Ravenna, Ohio, display of carriage wheels, hubs, etc.
D. M. Somerville, Cleveland, O., manufacturing machine exclusively for leather.
E. Wyatt, Brooklyn, O., 1 silk quilt, composed of 6,000 pieces.
Mrs. C. L. Dayton, Alden, N. Y., 10 yards flannel (Balmoral).
do I knit shawl.
2 dressed skins.
do 7 linen towels.
Wm. Polyblank, Cleveland, O., display of tin ware.
STOVES, CASTINGS, ETC.