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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 7 January 1898
Quaker Herd cf Poland-Chinas . ^^¦ MB |^^^ SO pica ( or aad * ^^^^^^^^^^ from three good and boars ^^^^^^^^^^ kPrlnoe -UM Di- 6 reetnm 81817 , Imb ^ bMb ^ PZBrWlant Grand bmW ^ MaSW nom maiure ^^ SSL aowa ^ ea , * . a ^ -ootl txtlor , good coat of straight hair , Uattirad MWS for sale . I . A . PBHH , Wtntaajgaea , Bs * olntt Co .. Inra . GOOD LUCK HERD of Bstt-lstered Poland OUnas . A nimibsr of fine boar , of Jtareb farrow for Bale , abed by Black Chiet F . 40 U 7 . and Chief gsmprleea rea- ¦ unabls . Will ship from Thorpe onC „ e . W ,, os * Ifdgewood , on C , M . A St , P . . - ? : t . B . FMHBK . taoaTwooslCtorttM , Co .. Ityitira , ¦ 1 A S 501 b . sowa bred for Feb ., Ifare-h and J | l | April litters . Grand-daughters of the goLII noted hogs of the day , and bred to T ^ W great sons of One Price 18871 and Look He Over 25313 . Farm IK tniles from ear line . Box 100 W . P . 8 . A 8 . HABB . DsTtmport , la * FOJR . SALE .-Hr eaUroJJerd ^ Pfiland . Chinas , oonslsUng of 8 tried b...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 7 January 1898
k MR 8 AN IM POLiUID-CHIMAS ; ; 8 herd boars , 5 yearling boars ( one a end-a- ** . * leek ) and ISO MsMhTiprll and May pigs of . either aax . My atoek baa plfmty tjt * daf * - ^ fcas * i * r aeeuaauaa ^ ea ^ nSsannr ^ Weieuaae ^ A * sssrj .. B * i - ¦&gt;* -- . ^
Page 20 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 7 January 1898
1100 Poland China Queens at AuctrOnj \ Kearney , Nebraska , Jan . J i —A GREAT COMBINATION SALE AT ™ ~~ u ~~ jL . 13-14 , 98 j a % The sows are sired by such boars ss Chief Tecumseh 2 d , Klever s Model , Look Me Over . McK . Chief , N . B . Tecumseh , At M . Tecumseh Look , Fleetwood Chief , Midway Chief , Ceo . Wilkes , Model Wilkes . Cuy Chief , Second Chief , Black . J m \_ U . 8 . and other good ones . They are bred to Tecumseh Look , the best son of Look Me Over , a sire that will lead his half brother , Klever s Model , « . •*/* in a short time ; Midway Chief , owned by 15 . H . Andrews and J . Mandelbaum , that has proven himself a sire of winners and before the season closes At will be at the top of the ladder ; and worthy sons of Klever s Model and Chief Tecumseh 2 d . v THE INDIVIDUAL MERIT 18 EQUAL TO THE BREEDING . 2 Every sow sold will be known to be safe in pig . The staff is as good as any ever offered to the public . The sows are right in their prime and no Ma . mat...
The Cash Rent System . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
The Cash Rent System . Boomer or later the fawns of the West be rented for casli rent . In . all . ^ gfll jjgew countries , both on this continent aad on the old , rents are first paid In ijttad , that Is , by a share of the pro- ! jhcts , gradually advancing to a part i jpgyment in cash , as suggested in onr ? jbst article , and finally to cash rent . Jjlor example , we find an abstract of the rent charged on a certain estate to Scotland for the year 1771-72 , as follows : Victual , 31 bushels ; money , 10 pounds , 6 shillings , 11 pence ; wed- £ ters , 2 ; kidds , 2 ; capons , 12 ; K . fowls , aft ; K . hens , 4 ; leets peats , 4 . r * » » I So long as lands are devoted to the growing of grains , which an are easily ^ divisible and will keep Indefinite : perod , this is the fairest way . When . rotation comes in and more or less of Ltte land is sown to grass , when orfcchards and groves are planted , and ¦ Hbetter houses and more extensive !* tindings for the protection of stock t...
The National Stock Growers Convention . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
The National Stock Growers Convention . Perhaps the greatest meeting of stockmen that has ever been held In the United States will be held in Denver , January 25 th , 26 th , and 27 th . The program is quite full and embraces such subjects as the conservation of the ranges , the shipper and the railroads and stock yards , statistics as to the values of live stock and prospective conditions , the fattened steer , contagious diseases , the best methods of preventing and controlling them , sheep in England , Canada , and the United States , the humane treatment of live stock , the American horse , the general utility horse , carriage and . saddle horses , the American hog , dairy interests , lambs on alfalfa feed , and sheep on pasture . Among the prominent speakers are Hon . Ralph Talbot , of Denver ; T . T . D . Andrews , Forth Worth , Texas ; Jay H . Neff , Kansas City ; Governor W . A . Richards , of Wyoming ; R . M . Allen , of Nebraska ; Dr . Norgard , of Washington , D . C ; Dr ...
Drawing Manure In Winter . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Drawing Manure In Winter . Is a recent issue Mr . L . C . Greene had a timely article , -. Jin which he advocated Ihe drawing of the manure direct from the barns to the fields during the winter . The Farmer wishes to endorse all that Mr . Greene says on the subject , and the writer can speak by the book , for be practiced what Mr . Greene preaches while lie was actively engaged in farm work . It is an easy matter to dispose of the mamure in this way , if one only gets into the habit of it . Every day a team must be hitched to the wagon for some purpose , and by arranging time a little the manure can be hauled direct to the fields just about as quick as it can be pitched out of the bairn and piled out of the way . The writer used to Jural from three stables , the horse stable and two cow stables . In the eveming the wagon was left close to the door of the horse stable where tt would be out of the way , and the manure from the horses was thrown into the wagon the first thing after the...
The Rainfall of the Season . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
The Rainfall of the Season . From the December report of the Des Moines Station , we learn that the average deficiency in precipitation , or the combined rain and snow fall for the last month was 5 . 30 inches ; that K we had that much less rain last year than the normal . Notwithstanding this fact , the short crop is due to an excess of rain in the spring . Had the rainfall been distributed as in some other years , we would have had a full crop nil around . Too much rain In the sprln ? is more damaging than too little rain in the summer .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
I^Ugces 1 p 3 rn ) era Vu ~ ljf \ AAr ii-Lni-inrir ^ n- ^ i ¦ ss . aawWI ^ ASjaArrV Published Weekly st DES MOINES , IOTA . JMee Just across the street east of the Seven House * BOB 8 CBIPT 10 N PRICE . Pat rear , postpaid . •»¦« UI subscriptions are . payable fci advance and the paper will be discontinued when the time Ktphk , unless renewed . The date on the tag which bears the name ol the subscriber indicates the time to which the subscription has been paid . HENRY VALLACE . Editor . H . C TALLAGE , IJ . P . VALLACE , CtaH Manager | . Adv . Manage Mr . Wallace was for ten vears , op to Fefaw ary , 1895 , tbe editor of the Iowa Homestead . His withdrawal from that papa was the culmination of trouble betwealt him and the business manager as to fee public editorial policy , Mr . Wallace wishing to Tlnfcii it in hs old position as the leading western exponent of anti-monopo ly principles . Failing in this he became the editor of WALLACES FARMER over the editorial policy of which he h...
Edward Atkinson on Corn Stover . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Edward Atkinson on Corn Stover . Mr . Edward Atkinson , of Boston , has long been recognized as one of the leading writers on economic subjects , and in a recent Issue of the Country Gentleman he calls attention to what he regards as the possibilities of cattle feeding as a result of the invention of the Marsden process for separating the pith of the corn stalk from the substance for the purpose of using It as an inner lining for battleships . He suggests that the aversion of cattle to feeding on dry corn stalks is due to the fact that the pith , which constitutes one-eighth of the stalk after the ear is removed , will absorb twenty times its volume of water , hence acts as a hindrance instead of a help to digestion . He cites also the experiments at the Maryland Station , to which we referred about a year ago , as evidence that after the pith has been removed and the dry corn stalk ground it is eaten with relish , readily digested , and is more than equal to the best of hay . He th...
The New Methods of Trade . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
The New Methods of Trade . Within the last few years there has been a remarkable development in the methods of trade . It is not many years since if the housekeeper hi the city wamited groceries She had to put on her bonnet , . take her basket , go to the store , buy them , and carry them home herself . By and by the grocer was ready to deliver them . Now in all the larger towns he sends out his boy in the morning and solicits orders , and all that the good woman has to do is to give her order and the goods will be brought . Why does the merchant do this ? Because ofcompetition . If he does not his neighbor will . Forty years ago the merchant went twice a year • to New York to buy his goods . He does mot do that now unless he wants to take a vacation . He does not hunt the seller ; the seller is hunting Mm . A very large per cent of the travel on the railroads is that of drummers soliciting trade . There is a sample room in every good hotel where he can display his wares . As in the...
Unrecognized Benefactors . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Unrecognized Benefactors . Looking at it from one point of view , there are two classes of fanners : The one , money makers , practical fellows who take no chances but work on old established lines . They are not willing to expend anything on theories or experiments . What they are after is the dollar , first , last , and all the time . There is a good deal to admire in this type of farmers . The other class can not help making experiments and improvements . 2 Ehey are interested in every new breed of stock , in every new variety of grain , and In every new method of culture . If they have adopted one particular breed of stock , they are anxious to get the best of that breed . They are after the best seed of corn and other grains . They are natural experimenters . The value of this second class is never fully recognized by the first until after they go out of business . One of them will settle in a community , Introduce improved hogs , cattle , or sheep , and the practical fellows w...
Grade up the Cattle . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Grade up the Cattle . There is en ebb and a flow In all kiaus f business . Human progress is gomething like the waves of the sea , Hke the human walk , a continual rising and falling , like the throbbings of the heart or the pulsation of the arteries . We advance , then halt , recede , jnd again advance . Improvement in live stock seems to be governed by the same law . Tea years ago , and up to five years ago , the cattle stock of the prairie states was quHe well graded np . It was difficult to find a pure scrub , or a native without more or less Improved blood of some sort . In almost every township there were one or more , and some times many herds , of Short-horn cattle especially , that were thoroughbreds so far as all practical purposes outside of furnishing heads of herds were concerned . There ¦ were grade cows that were equal in beef qualities and superior in milking qualities to the pedigreed herds . From these herds came beef which , when properly finished , could not be e...
Sugar Beet Developments . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Sugar Beet Developments . The country will await with very considerable interest the report of the government on the lines of beet sugar development during the past year . This report will no doubt give a fair idea of the actual as distinct from the theoretical beet sugar ibelt and will indicate the points , at which more thorough investigations will ln an likelihood be most profitable . It seems quite clear now that somewhere in the United Slates the entire amount of sugar needed for home consumption will be produced within the next ten years . This will amount to a saving to the entire nation of about $ 100 ,- 000 , 000 per year , which In itself will in time go far toward making this country the great financial and manufacturing center of the civilized world . It seems to us that next year the experimentation will take a somewhat different line . This year will tell in a general way the section of country in which beet sugar is likely to be a profitable Industry . Next year very ...
Sow More Clover and Timothy . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Sow More Clover and Timothy . The uncommonly low price of clover seed this year should lead to an increased acreage sown to clover . This is desirable on other grounds . We are growing entirely too much corn and too little grass . A stranger traveling over northwestern Iowa and noting the acreage of corn and the price , and comparing this with the price of stock cattle , would he at a loss to under- . stand why farmers should grow so few stock cattle and sheep for which they can secure a price , which in com parison with other products of the farm , Is exceedingly high . Of course , all this may change , but we can guard ourselves against the change by keeping a stock of old corn on hand , in the confidence that there are a large number of farmers who will grow corn and must grow corn until they learn to handle live stock . In a recent Issue we gave our readers several reasons why they should grow more clover , and in doing so we by no means exhausted this branch of the subject . We...
The Outlook for Wheat . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
The Outlook for Wheat . As our readers are very much interested in the future of the wheat market , we give them from time to time what may seem to be the latest information on the supply and demand . The New York Journal of Commerce has recently published a special crop report which makes the area of winter wheat 11 . 4 per cent larger than last year . There was an increase of 4 . 5 per cent on the Pacific coast , and from 15 to 22 per cent in the Southern states . It Is estimates an Increased acreage of 4 per cent in Illinois , 10 per cent in Missouri , and 19 per cent in Kansas . The condition now the country over is 87 . 8 per cent as compared with 79 . 5 a month ago , the result of snow protection and more or less moisture . It estimates that 41 . 3 per cent of last year s pioduction is still on hand , and the number of bushels 315 , 000 , 000 , of which 150 , 000 , 000 will be required for bread , 20 , 000 , 000 for spring seeding and 145 , 000 , 000 as a surplus for export an...
CLVBBINe LIST . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
CLVBBINe LIST . tiK y 1 3 BOTH 1 TBAB . WALLAOBS FABMBB and Wkly Inter Ooean JM 6 WALLAOBSFABMBB auidWkly la . Beajster MB WALLACESFABMBB and Twiee-a-Wk News 1 JB WALLAOBSFABMBSand Daily News 1 . 90 WALLAOBSFABMBB and Weekly Leader 13 ) WALLAOBSFABMBB and Amer . PonltryJnl M 0 WALLA . aFABMBBandWest . Garden * P . J . tSO We FABMBBand Western FruitGrower IK WALLAOBS FABMBB and Amer . Swineherd 1 . 2 S Wa FABMBB and St . Louis Globe-Democt 1 . 75 WALLAOBSFABMBB and Kansaa City Star 1 . 25 WALLAOBSFABMEB and Toledo Blade MS WALLAOBSFABMBB and Omaha Bee 1 . 50 W * s * FABMBB and Womans Home Compa n IX We FABMBB and HcClure a Magazine 1 . 80 WALLAOBSFABMBB and Midland Monthly 2 X 0 W B FABMBB and Chicago Wkly Drovers J . &amp; 2 S WALLACES FABMEB and Housekeeper M 0 WALLACES FABMBB and Wool , Markets and Sheep 1 . 50 BOMB OOMBDTATIOBR . Below will be found aome oomHnauona of three or more papers , by taking advantage of which our subecrfbers can save quite a conatderable nun . W...
The Iniquities of the Pooling Bill . —No . 2 . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
The Iniquities of the Pooling Bill . —No . 2 . SWHAT coMPrrmoN MEANS TO THJ FABMEB . The main object of every railroad pool of every kind Is to strangle competition between railroads or steamships , or both , and to exempt transeirtatlon from the operation of the w under which all other modern business is conducted . Competition between transporters is vital to the prosperity of the farmer and one of the greatest Iniquities of the pool Is the fact that It strangles competition . For this reason the pool is death to the farmer . It may be slow and lingering , but it is death all the same . • * » The world has a few granaries , favored spots where the grain and grasses that furnish food for the live stock , and to feed the world , grow in the greatest luxuriance and far in excess of the demands of local consumption . The Northwestern states are but one of these granaries . The Argentine is another ; a portion of Russia is another ; Australia Is another . With these the Northwest must ...
Dr . Gibson Reappointed . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 14 January 1898
Dr . Gibson Reappointed . We learn just as we go to press with this Issue that Gov . Shaw has reappointed Dr . Gibson , Denison , Iowa , as State Veterinary Surgeon . Dr . Gibson has made a good official and his reappointment wlU give entire satisfaction to the live stock Interests of the state . Swine breeders wlU be especlaUy gratified , as Dr . Gibson and his assistant , Dr . Brown , have , by their thorough inspection , largely done away with the danger of cholera infection at the annual shows at Des Moines .