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AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, MECHANIC ARTS,
Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts are the basis of Civilization.
M. TARVER & T. F. RISK,
EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS.
MORITZ NIEDNER, Publisher.
ST. LOUIS :
PRINTED BY MORITZ NIEDNER-OFFICE, NORTHWEST CORNER
TO THE FIFTH VOLUME OF THE WESTERN JOURNAL
ARTICLES BY THE SENIOR EDITOR.
Southern and Western Interests,
Mississippi and Atlantic Railroad,
Iron Trade of the United States,
Growth of Cities in the United States,
Railroad Land Bills-Pacific Railway, by
The great Industrial Exhibition of 1851, by A. S. MITCHEL, Esq., of Mo.
Grape Growing in Illinois, by THEODOR HILGARD, sen., Ill.
Spirit Culture, by HENRY COBB, Esq., member of the St. Louis Bar,
Sign Language of the Prairie Indians, by F. W. PREWITT, of Mo
Route to Santa Fe, by G. C. SEBLEY, Mo.,
Improvement of the Maramec River, by
St. Charles and Iowa Railroad, by B. A. ALDERSON, MO.
Our Republic, by Mrs. MARY R. HALL, Iowa,
Reading and Study, by EDWARD STAGG, Esq., St. Louis, Mo.,
A Day on the Canadian River, by Isaac J. COOPER, St. Louis, Mo.,
The reader will please to observe that the paging in this volume from 143 to 213 is repeated
Africa, its products and commerce, 171
Anhydrous Steam-Prevention of Boiler
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, business
Bank of the State of Missouri; annual
statement for the year 1850, 201.
Boats, see Steamboats and Vessels.
Canadian River, a day's travel on. 344.
Cannelton Cotton Mills, employment of
Cedar Pyramid in St. Charles County,
Cincinnati, its imports, 50; exports, 52;
value of specific articles, 54; number
& tonage of boats built during 5 years,
54; destination of specific articles, 55;
comparative statement of steam boat
Commerce of the South West, 72.
received from the Missouri and Mis-
the year 1850, arrival of steamboats
Commerce of the United States. Value
States for the year ending 30th June,
Commerce of San Francisco, amount of
Gold shipped from Sept. 1st, 1849, to
Commerce of Canada. Imports into the
port of Buffalo for the year 1850, 330,
Cotton, quantity received at and export-
ed from New Orleans for 10 years,
121-2. Monthly prices at New Or-
tabular statements of production, con-
sumption, stoks, prices, Exports to &
estimated value of the principal arti- Education, Female, 206.
cles from the interior for the year
ending 3d Aug. 1850, 121-2; exports
to different countries for same period,
123; exports of cotton and tobacco to
different markets for 10 years, 123;
exports of sugar, molasses, flour, pork, Exports. See commerce of Cincinnati,
Europe, general view of the different
States-military and marine forces-
revenues and public debts, population,
of leading articles of produce on the
1st of each month for 2 years, 124-5;
annual cotton statement of crop, 125;
growth and consumption, 125-6; quan-
for two years, 124; comparative prices Fair, the great industrial exhibition in
London, description of the building,
Flax Seed. Culture of flax for seed,
States-quantity imported-prices of
flax seed aud oil &c., 213, 265.
Flour, receipts and prices, at New Or-
leans, 124. Quantity received and pri-
ces at St. Louis, 194. Quantity manu,
Commerce of St. Louis. Quantity re-
ceived, and prices, of tobacco, hemp,
lead, wheat, flour, corn, barley, rye,
eastor beans, flax seed, hay, potatoes,
whiskey, pork, lard, sugar and molas-
ses during the year 1850, p. 192 to 197; Fruit, mode of preserving, 63.
imports into St. Louis by the Rivers
for 5 years, 198-9; foreign imports in- Gas Light. Paine's light-its value com-
to St. Louis; description of merchan-pared with coal, 35.
dize; whence imported &c. for the Geological Survey, by E. A. Prout, M.
year 1850, 200. Number of vessels
and amount of tonage enrolled for the German Society in St. Louis. Act incor-
year 1850, 200. Quantity of wheat
Grape Culture in Illinois, 130.
Grapes, Native; culture of, 60.
Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, 63.
Hemp; Culture and preparation for
Howard County, Mo., Statistics, 327.
Dlinoistown, its future growth, 129.
Imports: See title Commerce &c.
Indianopolis and Bellefontaine Railroad,
Postal Statistics of U. S., 194.
Posts, history of the establishment of
mar-Precious Metals, bank notes and coins
Individuality & associated Character, 157
Institute of Art and Invention, 202.
Iron trade of the United States, 143.
Labor saving Machinery, its influence on
Libraries; history of ancient libraries
statistics of modern libraries in Eu-
Lumbertrade of St. Louis, 260.
San Francisco, its commerce, 329.
Shannon James, President of the Me.
Memoir of the Physics of the Mississip-Steam Boats and Vessels, number and
Memorial of the Evansville Convention,
tonage of boats built and arrivals at
Cincinnati, 54, 56. Monthly arrival
of boats and vessels at New Orleans
for two years, 124. Monthly arrivals
and tonage of steamboats, &c. at St.
Louis in 1849 and 50, 258-9. Num-
ber of arrivals at Weston, Mo., for 5
St. Louis, its manufactures and produc-
St. Charles and Iowa Railroad, 199.
Swamp Lands, quantity in the respective
128. See commercial statistics of New
Sugar, new invention for manufacturing,
Orleans, St. Louis and Cincinnati.
Vegetable Economy, 182.
Ware, a new and beautiful article, Ben-
Western Africa, its products and com-
Madison and Indianopolis Railroad, re-
Manufactures of Cincinnati, 57.
Metals; precious, coins and bank notes,
Mississippi River, its physics, 6.
Missouri, its population in 1848 and 1850
Money Crisis, means to prevent, 165.
Mortgages on Boats and Vessels-Act of
Moulder's Iron Foundry Association near
Muegge C., Oil Cloth Factory, 201.
Nicaragua Canal, description of the
Oil, Linseed, quantity manufactured, im-
Oil Cloth Factory in St. Louis, 201.
Osage Orange, its culture for hedges, 189.
Our Kepublic: By Mrs. Mary R. Hall,
Railroads, review of the bills before
Congress to grant lands in aid of the
Pacific and other railways, 37. Eu-
ropean and American railroad, 65.
Baltimore and Ohio railroad, 66. In-
dianopolis and Bellefontaine railroad,
67. Mississippi and Atlantic railroad,
129 and 332. St. Charles and Iowa,
199. New method of ascending steep
grades, 268. Ohio and Mississippi, 332.
Central Railroad of Illinois, 332.
Reading and Study, by E. Stagg, 273.
Red River the North and its valley,
Pile Driver, model by F. Lear, 269.
Plank Roads, general law of incorpora-
Wheat, arrivals at St. Louis, 194, 257.