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I Che Dairy ] [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
I Che Dairy ] ¦ amlii ¦ ¦&gt;»» s »* p ¦—ys TO RAISE A BEEF CALF . Suggestions by Alex . A . Arnold , Galesville , Wis . Calves should have good , growthy mothers ; with care on these points desirable steers can be produced from all cows except the so-called most pronounced dairy type . These have their place but not in the feed lot . The best kind of a calf that will ripen into an ideal steer may be obtained by raising him on his dam , but in many parts of Wisconsin , where lands are high , it is doubtful if there is enough of laborsaving to justify this method where it is intended to keep a steer until ti is about 2 Vi years old . In raising calves by hand , new milk Bhould be fed warm from the cow for at least one month , and then gradually get to skim milk , always fed at about blood heat ; taken slowly and in limited quantities . When 5 weeks old a good calf will like a little hay , and shortly a few oats , and these should be increased as fast as practicable and not fe...
Jersey Cattle [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
Jersey Cattle THE CALVES . Take care of the calves . On many rms it is a common experience that , ung stock do not much mere than &gt; Id their own from fall till spring . hat growth they get comes almost itirely from pasturing , and too many cases this be- ) mes appreciable only after they ive entered upon their second nmmer . This is all wrong . Calves •• ouia be kept growing during their rst winter for several reasons . In ie first place it is foolish and costly o throw away the feed for a whole ¦/ inter , and get no return for it . Then t is unquestionably true that calves aised for the dairy are often dwarfed i-i their productive powers , and their uture usefulness , crippled by the lack bf care and proper food for growth in their younger days . If it is profitable Co raise calves at all , it is most profitable to keep them growing thriftily from the day of their birth until they reach maturity . Here are three essentials to be kept in mind during the calf s first winte...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
WHERE TO BUT JERSEY CATTLE . Breeders of Jersey cattle and farmers desiring to purchase first class Jerseys will serve their best interests by sending for prices , pedigrees , etc ., to the following gentlemen well known as successful breeders : GEORGIA . BELMONT FARMS Smyrna ILLINOIS . OLIVER J . BAILEY Jollet H . N . HIGINBOTHAM Jollet KANSAS . SAYDA POLO JERSEY FARM .... Parsons MASSACHUSETTS . WATAQUADOCK FARM Bolton PENNSYLVANIA . J . S . CAMPBELL Butler SOUTH CAROLINA . A . H . WHITE Rock Hill VIRGINIA . H . A . S . HAMILTON &amp; CO .. Staunton
A QUEEN FROM THE GOLDEN GATE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
A QUEEN FROM THE GOLDEN GATE . lilveryonc interested in Berkshires of the rarest quality and breeding should send for a catalogue at once and prepare to attend my August 4 th sale . The catalogue is full of good tilings from beginning to end . And the most critical buyer can lind just what he desires at this sale . GEO . W . JESSUP . Hockville . Ind . Kvcrvono interested in Berkshires of To the Farm Home : A cjueen in every way is Miss Plattsburg XX . 70 . 0 IJC . She combines the very highest quality wilh the very best breeding . Her pedigree Is full of the breeding that has produced the greatest prize winners of tho breed , and . in fact , nearly all of the great winners trace directly to the blood linos represented by her breeding . As an individual she is all that could be desirvil , and she will be a groat favorite wilh all who attend this sale . For the benefit of those who cannot come I will sav that Miss Plattsburg XX . has a model ln-ad and ear . a fine back , Immense ham ....
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
^ R ^ , F 5 ^^ wftr _ f ^ s 8 Dip &amp; p-g ^ t- - 1 * j &gt; j | IP * Used on outside of swine , 1 part to 60 of water , is guaranteed to kill —Ice aud Fever Germs , cure Scurvy , Canker and —easels without injury to eyea Small doses weekly removes every worm . Presents Disease . Makes Hogs 6 row . At dealers or direct in Staled Cons Only . Book Care of Hogs , with 1 ullpsrtlenlara and illustration of Tank , Tree . MOORE CHEM . GO . I-LWI MO : MO HUMBU &amp; iTC &amp; R ^ ftl S „ lr » T , 8 ( o _ ^ m *&lt; tr ** i ^ vau ^^ . S * yeee *^ t f ¦ V j ffM fr—ireotW B—s » « —ts —&gt;« « s » ——» ~?_? B , /* af _ fl -SuM-nJO . B «« l « l te .-- IfUs-. ^** ! . S-jg-ll ST r * riu , jt . t * ta . Btt ** te * aaaammajt *^^ hgA * -Lmi rmmtii B « CHTOii . rAi-rs « iP . ww * . _ i- Ami NO MORE BLIND HORSES . —For Specific Oohthalmla , Moon Blindness and other Sore Eyes , BAHBY CO .. Iowa City . la ., have a sure cure .
Swine j ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
Swine j ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ »—»»«¦ ¦ «» » s ..... HOG NOTES . With hogs , as with other stock , the cost of keep increases with age . It is not the best of economy to feed all sizes of hogs together . A mixed ration will make cheaper pork than corn alone . Tn no case should pigs be allowed to become muddy ln their nest . Know that every hog comes to his feed at every feeding . Pigs will thrive better on a variety of feed , including slops , than on any other ration . If a hog is off feed , try to ascertain the cause . Try a change of rations . A brood sow will thrive better , keep healthier and bring better pigs if she has plenty of exercise . It the farmer cannot grow clover , it , will be best not to attempt to keep many hogs . It is hardly possible to improve any of the standard breed of hogs by a single cross . While a good , thrifty condition is essential in a breeding boar , an excess of fat is detrimental . An abundance of good feed , mixed with a good deal of care and attention , Will ...
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . Breeders and farmers desiring to purchase first-class Berkshires will serve their Interests by sending to the following well known gentlemen for cata * logue and price list ; viz .: &gt; ALABA-t-, EL A . BISHOP Talladega SAM T . SMITH ^ I ARKANSAS . W . J . BELL Beefe SAM P . MCOLLOCH Cane Hill CALIFORNIA . ^ JOS . KELLY r ...... Ferndale S . B . WRIGHT ..... Santa Rosa GEORGIA BELMONT FARM ; Smyrna ; W . P . JACKSON .... Athens J . G . B . ERWIN Erwifl ILLINOIS . C . H . C . ANDERSON &amp; CO ., Carlinvillo F . D . CRANE ...... Mt . Sterling W . H . DAWDY » Greenville JAMES FRAKE ....: .... Clifton W . H . KER . Prairie du Rocher JAS . MPHERSON Rockfor _ W . E . NEAL .... Bridgeport D . H . SHANK Voxia HOMER WATERS .... DaWBOfl INDIANA . CHARLES BARKER .... .. Thorntowa WALTER GORDON .... Metamora GEO . W . JESSUP Rockr-le TRAVIS NEJAL Brownsburg NOAH WILSON Mexico : IOW £ . EL BREITBACH CascadJ . H . DEHNER Cascade W . D . McTAVISH Coggoa ...
r Berkshire Sales J I ¦¦¦¦¦¦ r ¦¦¦¦¦ - [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
r Berkshire Sales J I ¦¦¦¦¦¦ r ¦¦¦¦¦ - LARGE INfcREASE . * The entries filed in the office of the lAmerican Berkshire association during jhe month ot June , 1903 , largely exceed the number presented for registration in any corresponding jionth _ v _ Complete registrations were made in • June 1903 , for breeders residing in Canada and the United States , as fol-i lows : Alabama ..... • • • &lt; • • • • - « svn-tv . .- .. - « 6 Arkansas . « :...... ••• : • ••*•••»••• * California ¦« •» - « &gt; . » r . n 2 Colorado •¦• * » Connecticut &gt; : » ... w ..... « 6 Georgia ..... . « &gt;•«• ¦•¦• •*••• ™ Illinois .. . 1 .. »••••••¦••« »• : ••••• •_* &lt; * ¦ Indiana ..... •;•• ¦ *• . •* • • - ••• . • . ••»• Iowa , o ^ . rt « i J » &lt;( 2 f Kansas ... » .., • ...... •*• . ••••«••« »&lt; 22 Kentucky . .. . ... • .-.. v ...: 15 Maine ........ i ¦» _ i * Maryland • ¦ •« &gt; • 23 Massachusetts « . .................. 28 Michigan « ...
«¦¦¦«¦ - ¦¦¦¦¦«¦¦¦¦» ¦¦ " ** ' > i Sheep j »»»¦¦¦¦ -- ¦¦¦¦»»»¦¦»¦•¦» [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
«¦¦¦«¦ - ¦¦¦¦¦«¦¦¦¦» ¦¦ ** &gt; i Sheep j »»»¦¦¦¦ -- ¦¦¦¦»»»¦¦»¦•¦» SHEEP NOTES . A lamb s cotted fleece is much more worthless than the fleece of old sheep . As the hot , dry days come on , be sure that the sheep have water daily . The profit with sheep is not all in the wool . The lamb counts for something . Better cull at an early age than to wait until the sheep has lost you money . The average shrinkage of wool is about fifty per cent ., although it varies greatly . Usually a poor sheep sells meaner in market than any other kind , of stock . Clover is the best of all forage plants for sheep if well grown and properly cured . Ewes will produce larger and better lambs if they are in a good , plump condition at the time of coupling . When the , lambs are to be weaned , the ewes should be put on rather scant pasture for a few days . Lambs can be kept thriftier if they are fed a little bran and corn meal at the time of weaning . Particular attention should be paid to the sec...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
¦¦¦¦ Stronger weak ? IB your pulse strong or weak ? Does your heart beat too fast OJ too slow ? Every heart that flut » tors , palpitates , skips beats , Causes fainting spells , shortness of breath , pain or smothering , is weak and its owner is in constant , danger of sudden death . Strengthen the heart with Dr . Miles Heart Cure The great hoart and blood tonic . Study your symptoms . Heart £ ore is sold by all druggists on guarantee . Write for free booklet on diseases of the heart . DR . MILES MEDICAL C 0-, Elkhart , Ind . GREAT MAN . The truly great man is he who does not lose his child heart . He does not think Beforehand that his words shall sincere , nor that his actions shall be resolute : he simply always abides inthe rlfiht . —( Mencius ) . 10 c . A YEAR iffliUNIKSB—zine in the world . for 10 c a year . ( Special Offer . ) Stories , Ot western life , sketches and fine engravings of grand scenery , mountains . and famous gold mines , ranches , etc . . Published by an old a...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
AMERICAS MOST P « y- _ iWgAIlg » AV PERFECT PA 3 SENQjER _ gEgyi- _ l BBXWJUJHIf l § lllJ ^ Bff-S-- T- ^ .-ff ^ -B « WH ! P ^^ gxAQxisBaKia ^ MaKBgaHeKI ,:, xnsocon WXAXMAV eiotvzaB BIlXWEIllN CHioAOO XrXh IB 1 TOO AM OONTJEMFfcATXNQ A . __ OIP , ANY FOBKlOTft Qa * WHXOI- CAW BB MAM OTTER TUB CHICAGO _ t AX . T 0 N , rr WIT--. FAT TODI TO WHIXE TO _?_ C-I UNJ &gt; EaeiONJBD - ran SAXES , HAPS , T _ MB-TAB _«» S , ETC . T . J . BURNS , District Passenger Agent , Springfield III , POPULAR Cheap Excursion To Nia ^ arai Falls TUESDAY , AUG . 11 , 1903 . BIG FOUR ROUTE Only $ &amp; 00 Round Trip PROM BLOOMINGTON , ILL , Alexandria Bay , N . Y ., ( Thousand Islands . ) Only $ 6 . 50 more than rate to Niagara Falls . Montreal , Que ., Only $ 10 . 65 more than rate to Niagara Falls . Stop-over allowed at West-eld , foe side-trip to Chautauqua Lata . Big Poor E-curstonlsts may par * chase at Niagara Falls , Roand-Trip Tickets to Toronto at tho Extremely Low Rate of $ I . OK &...
C aaaaa aaaaaaaata * mata * Poultry ¦] ,, # — «¦ ¦ ¦¦»———* [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
C aaaaa aaaaaaaata * mata * Poultry ¦] ,, # — «¦ ¦ ¦¦»———* , POULTRY NOTES . To appear in-a good condition a fowL must be perfectly healthy . A hen is in her best condition when she is industriously at work . If the hens are too fat to lay , reduce Ihe rations . A fresh egg . has a somewhat rough shell ; a stale egg is smooth . By feeding a variety a better appetite is maintained . ... Unclean eggs should be washed or jviped when gathered . Bones are valuable for poultry , chiefly for the * phosphate of lime they contain . . . . . .,. •• ¦ _ . .- It is tooVofteti . t—e case with Breeders that cheap birds , cheap eggs and cheap men go together . One advantage , at least , with the poultry business , is that it is not subject to extremes . v It is claimed that when they have a free range , a bushel of grain will feed a hen one year . Sand is not a substitute for gravel in the poultry yard . The fowls always seloct the extra sharp pieces . Feathers and combs are largely a matter of fan...
Millions Made in Mining [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
Millions Made in Mining A hundred dollars Invested In mining often returns $ 5 , 000 . A thousand Invested frequently returns an Independent fortune Never In the history of the country has the opportunity for making money In mln-: ing been so ripe , so certain , as now . When we say that the United States—the whole world—Is on the eve of the biggest mining boom ever known , we are mors than sincere—we are certain . The great * est financiers of the world admit this and have backed up their Judgment by Investing millions In It . No other Industry Is so profitable , so certain , as mining—when properly conducted . While Industrial Institutions , savings banks and Building Associations fail , mining goes steadily on , earning handsome profits for all . , Strikes , panics , drouths , over-production—none Interfere with the value of a mine or the market value of gold . For profits It beats most any kind of business . Farming , did you say ? Who ever heard of a farmer making a million out...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
YOU HAVE MONEY DRAWING FIVE PER CENT WE CAN MAKE YOU THIRTY PER CENT . Our gold mine is In full operation . We have large true fissure veins , with an abundance of ore , running from $ 4 to $ 822 per ton . We are selling a small amount of stock at 25 c a share to buy new hoists to lift our ore from below the 250 feet levels and also to Increase our milling capacity . You will begin to draw dividends early next year . Let us tell you about It . The full , details are yours for the asking . Our references are : The Broadway Bank and Trust Company , Los Artfjeles , California ; Mr . W . C . Durgln , Cashier Central Bank , Los Angeles , California ; Mr . Chas . M . Wood , California National Bank , Los Angeles , California ! Editor Western Investments , 122 W .. Third street , Los Angeles , California ; The Farm Home , Springfield , Illinois . CRO RICO MINING SYNDICATE , 76-84 Adams Street , CHICAGO , ILLINOIS .
»« »>»¦« " « ISSI ' j The Boy en the Farm e * m 1 S 11 B » B »^»» » » ¦•¦¦•••••••••' [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
»« »&gt;»¦« « ISSI j The Boy en the Farm e * m 1 S 11 B » B »^»» » » ¦•¦¦••••••••• C 1 W LIFE IS ARTIFICIAL . What does a city youth see or hear that is wholly natural ? The rattle of • cars and heavy wagons over the pavements , the screeching of whistles , and the roar of machinery are all artificial , • unnatural sound— , and they are dinned into his ears from birth until death . He rarely listens to the myriad . voices of nature , the song of birds , the babbling of brooks , or the soughing of the wind in the pines . In cities all the objects seen are artificial , and all the lines are masses of bricks , stones and mortar , formed into sharp angles which obtrude everywhere , instead of the graceful curves of streams , hillsides , ana foliage . What beauty exists is man-made and conventional ; and all this—in America , at least , —is yet so rare , so mixed with ugliness , that tt must be sought diligently to be found . —Success . INTEREST THE YOUTH IN WORK . Mr . Leslie Cr...
Page 14 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
reach success farmer who reaches success is the one who not only works hard , but who utilizes all of the means within his reach . The McCormick corn binder is within the reach of every man . It will save your corn crop—ears , fodder , stalks and all—and will help double the value of this great crop . Address nearest McCormick Write for King of Corn Field General Agency , Quincy , E . St . Louis , Peoria , Aurora , 111 j CORNBINDER ^^^^^^^ I ^^ HHE ¦¦ mill IU llj . . i i mid $ 40 , 000 . QQ I Am . ^ Vl KECKO- TttC VOHE roll GO-EKKOS 1 ] IN R _ iSfl PRi / PA iffl— . /» OHIO . M 1 UACHU 9 ETTS MD 111 UftOII ! llla-LW IS ^ ^ S * *^ W Prize $ 10 000 ; 2 &lt; i Prize $ 3 , OeO ; 3 d Prize $ ,, O 0 O M _ y ^ Toi [ - ^^ L w SPECIAL PR , ZES ° F $ i , oo ° EACH JrejL . T ^ ljPvJr ^ « BE | ii »^ I or Eariy Estim- * 68 - — fi-fif ^^ IsSt . ~ 5 \ This great contest is based on the total votes Jw / flSn &gt; y » » - JT u « u . ~ 15 _ r cast for Governor in the States of Ohio , M...
tim > e * m * mma * memammawa mamat ^ am >< aemmm [ farmers ' College * ] ~— - — — —__ J ________ [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1903
tim &gt; e * m * mma * memammawa mamat ^ am &gt;&lt; aemmm [ farmers College * ] ~— - — — —__ J ________ INFECTED ALFAI 4 FA SOIL . Dr . Cyril G . Hopkins , of the Illinois Experiment Station at Urbana , baa just issued a circular ( No . 80 ) entitled , Infected Alfalfa Soil , which is herejvith reproduced : There has recently been some mention in the agricultural press of the difficulty of obtaining infected alfalfa soil for use in . the inoculation of alfalfa fields . x The Illinois Experiment Station is furnishing infected alfalfa soil to farmers in all sections of the state , as was announced last year in our bulletin , No . 76 , Alfalfa on Illinois Soil , a second edition of which is now in press and will be sent to anyone free of charge upon application . We furnish this soil in grain bags , delivered to the freight houses of Champaign or Urbana , for 50-eents per 100 pounds to cover cost of collecting , drayage and bags . Reniittance is best made by po...