The value of furs.
--The attention of farmers and others is directed to the importance of caring all furs which it may be in their power to collect at this season of the year, and of bringing them to market, where they can be sold in any quantity to our batters at remunerative prices.
The mink, the hare, the muskrat, the opossum, and the fox skins, if properly stretched, can be converted into a beautiful and durable article of wearing apparel
for the head, and every care should therefore be taken to preserve them for that purpose.
Before the war, hare skins were a drug upon the market at ten cents per dozen; but now any number of them will find prompt sale at three dollars per dozen, which is upwards of thirty times the original price.
The skins from the owner animals enumerated have also advanced in like ratio.