Dr.S.Keller,of Elizabethtown, Pa, has taken measures to secure a patent for improvements in the above. The planter can be regulated to drop a single grain, or in hills at any desired distance apart, and is so arranged that pumpkin seed can be sown alternately with the corn, or if required it can be regulated to plant peas or beans of any desired thickness. The improvement is attached to a common shovel harrow, and can be taken off in a minute. _ C. A. Roney, Secretary of the Dublin Industrial Exhibition, has been appointed general superintendant of the St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad.
This article was originally published with the title "Corn and Seed Planter" in Scientific American 8, 27, 212 (March 1853)