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10. Class VI.--SWEEPSTAKES FOR COLTS. Best 5 colts, 3 years old and under, sired by any one horse; style, size and

action to be especially considered .................................. $40 Second best 5 colts, 3 years old and under, eired by any one horse; style, size and action to be especially considered .......

................ 20 To the sire of the best five colts, as above specified.... .............Sil. Med. Second best five colts, as above specified.....

......... Sil. Med.

SWEEPSTAKES ON HORSES. Best stallion of any age or breed.................................... $50 Best mare of any age or breed. ...................................

wer. 50 11. Class VII.—JACKS AND MULES.. Best jack, 3 years old and over........

..... $25 Best jack, 2 years old and under 3.......

....: 15 Best jack, 1 year old and under 2....... Best jennet, 3 years old and over........ Best pair of mules, 3 years old and over.... Best mule colt.............

SHEEP.

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12. Class I.-SAXONS AND GRADES.
Best buck, 2 years old and over.......................
Second best buck, 2 years old and over....
Best buck, under 2 years old............
Second best buck, under 2 years old...........
Best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over.......
Second best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over...
Best pen of five ewes under 2 years old.
Second best pen of five ewes under 2 years old......
Best pen of five lambs, regardless of sex...........
Second best pen of five lambs, regardless of sex......
Best fleece of Saxony wool..

13. Class II.- MERINOS AND GRADES.
Best buck, 2 years old and over.....
Second best buck, 2 years old and over .....
Best buck under 2 years old ...........
Second best buck under 2 years old.......

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Best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over.. .......... ........ 820
Second best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over........

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Best pen of five ewes under 2 years old............
Second best pen of five ewes under 2 years old......
Best pen of five lambs, regardless of sex..........
Second best pen of five lambs, regardless of sex.....
Best fleece of Merino wool.......

14. Claes III -Long Wool SHEEP.
Best buck, 2 years old ar.d over ...................................
Second best buck, 2 years old and over......
Best buck under 2 years old....
Second best buck under 2 years old............
Best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over........
Second best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over...
Best pen of five ewes under 2 years old..
Second best pen of five ewes under 2 years old......
Best pen of 5 lambs, regardless of sex.............
Second best pen of 5 lambs, regardless of sex.......
Best fleece of long wool.........

15. Class IV.-SOUTHDOWN SHEEP.
Best buck, 2 years old and over..........
Best buck under 2 years old. ..............
Best pen of five ewes, 2 years old and over.....
Best pen of five ewes under 2 years old.......
Best pen of lambs, regardless of sex...........

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16. Class I.-LARGE BREEDS. Best boar, over 2 years old........................................ 820 Second best boar, over 2 years old ................

........ 10 best boar, over 1 year old.......

........ 15

..... $10

Second best boar, over 1 year old .........
Best boar, under 1 year old ............
Second best boar, under 1 year old........
Best breeding sow, over 2 years old......
Second best breeding sow, over 2 years old................
Best breeding sow, over 1 year old............
Second best breeding sow, over 1 year old ............
Best lot of pigs, of same litter, not less than five....
Second best lot of pigs, of same litter, not less than five......

17. Class II.-SMALL BREEDS.
Best boar, over 2 years old...........
Best boar, over 1 year and under 2.......
Best boar under 1 year old...............
Best breeding sow, over 2 years old..........
Best breeding sow, over 1 year and under 2........
Best breeding sow under 1 year..................
Best lot of pigs, of same litter, not less than five........

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18. POULTRY.

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Best pair of China fowls........
Best pair of game......
Best pair of Dorkings......
Best pair of Poland.......
Best pair of Spanish.
Best pair of turkeys......
Best pair of geese........
Best pair of ducks ................................
Best pair of Guinea fowls .....
Largest exhibition of pigeons, not less than six varieties.........
Largest exbibition of birds, not less than six varieties............
Best and largest exhibition of poultry, owned by one exhibiter............

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Paillips House, Dayton, May 1st, 1860. Members all present except T. C. Jones. Forenoon spent in nominating committeemen. Afternoon spent in visiting proposed sites for the Fair.

EVENING SESSION.

It was agreed to locate the Fair on the Montgomery County Fair Grounds, together with Phillips' Hill, and a portion of the field adjoining the Fair grounds on the south.

Da motion, it was

Ordered, That the Corresponding Secretary issue complimentary tickets to the Clergy of Dayton, Mayor and Council, the Press generally, superintendents of railroads, and members of other Boards of Agriculture,

Ordered, That Messrs. Townshend and Waddle be a committee to decide upon the style of Badges to be worn by the members duriog the Fair.

Mr. Reber tendered his resignation as Treasurer, whereupon Mr. Potwin was appointed to fill the vacancy.

Mr. Trimble was appointed to take charge of the Fine Arts department, ries Potwin, promoted. Mr. Reber was appointed to take charge of the Horse department, vice Trimble.

Ordered, That the Corresponding Secretary be authorized to contract with Messrs. Follett, Foster & Co., for the printing of 12,000 copies of the Premium List, at the price named in their proposal ($230). Also, that he be authorized to contract with Benedict, Fairbanks & Co., for the printing of 2,500 posters, at a price not exceeding a pro rata of their proposal to print 3,000. Also, that he be authorized to have committeemen's badges, entrance cards, and such other printing as may be necessary, done in proper time and at reasonable rates.

Ordered, That Messrs. Middleton, Sirowbridge & Co. be instructed to furnish diplomas from the new design now submitted to the Board for approval.

Adjourned to meet again on the 24th of September, at the Phillips House, Dayton, 0.

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Phillips House, Dayton, O., June, 1860. According to a call of the President, an executive meeting was held at the Phillips House. Present, Alex. Waddle, Pres't, John M. Millikin, and John H. Klippart, Cor. Sec.

Mr. Millikin submitted, that in view of the fact that the so-called U. S. Agricul. tural Society were determined to hold a Fair at Cincinnati, that some additional premiums might with propriety be offered by the Ohio Siate Board.

On motion, the Corresponding Secretary was authorized to issue the following circular, and distribute it with the Premium List : Increased Premiums on Horses and Catlle, to be exhibited at Ohio State Fair, at

Dayton, September 25 to 28, 1860. The Ohio State Board of Agriculture have deemed it expedient to change the premiums on Sweepstakes on Horses and Catile, as follows: Best herd, consisting of one Bull and four Cows, all to be of one breed, and owned by the exhibiter, a premium of........

............ $200 2d best herd, consisting of one Bull and four Cows, all to be of one breed, and owned by the exhibiter, a premium of.......

............. 100 Best breeding Bull, to be exhibited with five of his Calves, not less than one year old, a premium of..........................

......................... 100 The premiums on Horses will be as follows : Best Stallion of any age or breed......

...... 200 Best Mare of any age or breed........

........ 100 By order of the Board,

JOHN H. KLIPPART,

Cor. Secy. The Corresponding Secretary submitted a proposition relative to a visit to Mas. sachusetts to investigate and learn the nature and extent of the cattle malady then and there threatening destruction to the entire bovine race.

The President expressed himself favorably impressed with the proposition, but the executive committee has no power to act in the premises. However desirable such an investigation may be, it is entirely beyond the discretion of the committee to grant it.

OHIO STATE FAIR FOR 1860. The Obio State Fair ia 1853 was located and held in the city of Dayton, and the claims of the Miami Valley for the location in the same city of the Fair of 1860, may briefly be enumerated as follows: Dayton, according to population, is the fourth city in the State, but being an inland city, with no advantages except its own merit, it deserves to rank much higher. It is situated in the midst of the best agricultural region of the State--the Miami Valley yielding the palm for a soil of easy culture, and unexcelled production, to no other similar region or dis. trict in the State. Montgomery county is one of eleven counties in the southwest

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