The largest vineyard in the Southern States is near Fayetteville, N. C. The Eagle of that place, says that it contains 100 acres on which there are 7,000 vines. These vines are chiefly the scuppernong, but also include the flowers, catawba, and other varieties. It is supposed that the yield from these vines this year will be fully 40,000 gallons of wine.

At Nassau, Bahama Islands, an establishment for canning pineapples has been putr into operation the present season, at a cost of $200,000. Six hundred hands are employed in preparing and packing the fruit. A million pineapples have been purchased this season, which were grown upon these islands, and were therefore procured in their greatest state of perfection, and over a million cans have been packed. The pineapples are purchased at from eighteen to forty cents a dozen, and the cans cost on importation hither $4.50 a dozen.

At a recent meeting of the Illinois Horticultural Society, Dr. Le Baron recommended a single line of tar on the ground, the chinch bug not crossing it; and Prof. Riley said that salt and lime are both good preventives. He strongly recommended clean culture, and burning all rubbish in autumn, and said that most of the bugs would be found in the cornstalks.

Mrs. Marshall, of Dubuque, Iowa, has received $2,250 for 18,000 quarts of strawberries she raised, this season, from three and one-half acres of ground.