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Letters and Answers , [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Letters and Answers , Wilson Bros . Hand . 11 ill . —Is Wilson Bros . hand mill what it is recommended to be ? How much willitgrindin aday?— W . T ., Ilracfville , III . —Tho mill is all right , and the firm responsible . We cannot say how much it will grind in a day . A safe rule would be that it would grind one-fifth as much as a horse power will . Write the manufacturers . Your questions in relation to rutabagas will be answered next week . The Horse Markets . —We in this neighborhood want to see the horse markets , Cannot you erivo them?— . 1 . . / . // ., Chatsworth . —Wo aim to give such markets as will be of general interest . Yes , wo will include th em . Monarch IVovHly Co . —I notice in this week s issue of your very able journal another inquiry in reference to , advertising bores , viz ., the Monarch Novelty Co ., of Cincinnati . About a year ago I answered an advertisement of this firm , which read as follows , viz .: $ S 5 per month and expenses , to sell our goods and ...
A Live Stock Aid . Society . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
A Live Stock Aid . Society . The United States Live Stock Mutual Aid Society of Baltimore , seems to be the first ten initials of the full name . It wants to cover the United States with live stock policies , in other words insure against losses on live stock , by disease , or accident , and in order to be near the money end of the live stock region , of course an office must be established in Chicago . Among the printed matter circulated by the society is a card explaining the rules of membership and the benefits to be derived therefrom , and among the references given are the names of the Hon . James L . Bartol , ex-Chief Judge of the State of Maryland ; H . Clay , Dallam , Judge of the Appeal Tax Court of Baltimore ; the -Hon . J . V . L . Findlay , Congressman , Baltimore , and the Rev . Dr . P . Hammond , rector of St . Georges Church , Baltimore . The Vice-President and Secretary of the society who came West to organize , could not or would not give definite answers to questio...
Curing Hams and Bacon . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Curing Hams and Bacon . MR . EDITOR : Can you give the process for sugar curing , to make what is called breakfast bacon ! 1 W . S . S . Qalesburg . Mo . Breakfast bacon is that part of the flank and side containing the large streaks oi lean mixed with the fat . The curing and smoking is identical with that for hams . THE DUTTON MOWER KNIFE GRINDER . except that bacon is generally smoked somewhat more than hams . The smoking of either bacon or hams should occupy about fourteen days , and the meat should hang so far from the fire as not to become heated . In smoking , the less fire and more smoke , the better . Green hickory , maple and beech are good in the order named , for smoking . Next to these , com cobs , if clean , may be used . In fact , many persons think corn cobs preferable to any wood except maple or hickory . One of the best processes for sugar curing is to rub the hams or bacon thorgouhly with hot salt , and allow them to drain two or three days . Then for each fourtee...
The Dutton Mower Knife Grinder . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
The Dutton Mower Knife Grinder . If you have a good mower or reaper , you want a good machine for grinding the sickles , one that will grind true and with the least exertion by the operator . If the machine is not first-class , so much more need of a first-class grinder . The illustration shows f or stself . It is a good one and simple . It may be attached in a moment to the wheel of the mower , m the field , and sharpened while the team is resting . It is readily adjusted to hold the knife while being ground , and hence , a single section of it becoming nicked , may be touched up , and thus prevent dragging of the grass or grain . The R . H . Allen . Company , 180-191 Water street , New York City , keep them . —The New York Tribune pertinently says : The oily and pleasant gentlemen who follow their profession of swindling with such indefatigable industry must find much to complain of in papers which go —or ought to go—to everybody s door , continually finding fault with their repre...
For Ladies Only [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
For Ladies Only All ladies who send us five ( 5 ) red stamps will receive , by mail , our beautiful May Blossoms , a handsome panel of delicate flowers , mounted on heavy gilt edged bevel board , forming an attractive parlor ornament . We feel certain it will greatly please you . Address F . L . Peiro , 207 Opera House , Chicago , 111 . NOTE . —We know the person making the above offer and can vouch for its truthfulness . We oan assure you that all he says can bo relied on . —EDITOR .
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
HflU . CAN Y 0 U EXPECT T 0 IIMW WWII feel well and enjoy life when you go about with a hacking cough ? More substantial benefits can be obtained from a fifty-cent bottle of DR . BIGELOWS POSITIVE CURE than a dollar bottle of any other cough remedy . It is a prompt , safe , and pleasant cure for all Throat and Lung Troubles . Sold and indorsed by Druggists . On PRESENTS • KEE . . 1 : 1 ranis , silk-fringed , — 1 U frosted , hidden niiiiio , Kilt raifjo . eU „ niiluo on all , 11 parlor names . 20 -nliroiilcry patterns , 13 parlor tricks , cant samples , list ( if presents and terms to agents , all tor 10 c . T - trW-CK - Co ,, 193 We 6 tfW-st ., _ o \ vol ^__ M ,
FARM . FIELD AND STOCKMAN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
FARM . FIELD AND STOCKMAN Published Weekly . SutMcrl-tion Price , - 1 . 50 per yenr . in advance , ia ^ aiSgo ^^ tlT ^ dm ^ riliaaonUicachealKoriber Single numbers , five cents . -ubscrintiouH may bo sent direct to the office , or given to any Postmaster or Subscription Agent . Chnn _ c » .-Subscribers wishmR to change thoir Prartofflef address must send their , former as well as the address to which they wish their pn-wr sent . Rciiiiuniices .- _ : onoy may be sent at onr risk by post _ note . monoy orderf express order , in o registered letter , or by draft payable in Now York or Chicago , or by express . Ailvortislin-Knlcs . — Standard of measure , agato *&amp; J-Tl 4 Urm to the inch . On i-itmete amounting to lesV han 100 agate lines , 90 cents per linn ; 100 lines or over , to bo u- « l within one year . ilX contsporlino ; 2 S 0 ltaei 45 cents per line ; 500 lines OT over as above , 40 cents per line ; 750 lines or over , S 7 Xcents pet . line , 1 , 000 . lines or over ...
Your Label This Week . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Your Label This Week . If the label on your paper reads 110 your time is out this week . Remember we have been sending the paper to you WEEKLY instead of twice a month , which , while giving you the full number of papers , will shorten your time somewhat . Please send in your renewal before your time-is out , so that you will miss no number . ALL is PRAISE . Nearly every letter we open contains a good word of encouragement for us , and unqualified approval of our policy . We are striving to merit the good opinion and win the confidence of our readers by conducting this journal honestly in the interests of those who read it . Our exposure of frauds and swindles is making us many enemies ; but , believing we are doing right , we shall continue the good work . • fiEeONOMY CLUBS . If you . have not done so , please read our article in-last week s issue about organizing Economy Clubs , and spend a little time now , before spring work begins , in organizing one . You will find it greatly ...
Can we Save at a Distance ? [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Can we Save at a Distance ? MANCIIESTEB , DAK .. Feb . 11 , 1880 . MANAGER ECONOMY CLUB : —We live 640 miles from Chicago , and feared that our freights being so very high we could not save very much by ordering through the Club ; but below we give you a bill of groceries , and their cost from your Club , the freight charges from Chicago here , and what the same goods would have cost here : 1 bbl . gran sugar SOOBITnTc .. . $ 21 . 00 . . @ 10 c . $ 30 . 00 1 sack golden n , ioconce . lK &gt;! WTjl 2 ... 1 O . 0 O .. Q 2 OC .. 10 . 00 1 chest tea 40 lb @ 35 c ... 14 . 00 .. @ 60 c .. 24 , 00 Iboxraisins 201 b - * -.. &lt; - _ -.. 3 . 00 1 sack rice -KIIMMe .. 12 . 00 .. @ 10 c . 20 . 00 lbblDopples G 0 H &gt;&lt; Sil 2 c .. 7 . 20 .. ® 20 c .. 12 . 00 2 doz . C poaches 3 . 12 5 . 52 2 doz . C tomatoes 2 . 00 3 . 60 lboxsoap CO-a- * ... X 00 5 . 00 lkegsalsoda 1001 b @ IHic . 1 . 50 ... ® 5 o .. 5 . 00 $ 7 G . 07 $ 124 . 12 Freight charges on the bill 7...
. Congress and Bogus Butter . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
. Congress and Bogus Butter . Congress seems to have found out that the farmers mean business as to tne bogus butter imposition . A snb-oom-mlteeof the Committee on Ag » c * lture met to consider the question of legislation to regulate the salei of ^« W ™ » and other artificial imitations of butter . All the bills sent to the committee touching this subject have been referred to iJr . Swinburn , ex-Mayor of Albany , , A- ¦ *• , who represents the Albany . distnct , to examine in detail . Two bills were under consideration , to be taken up w turn . Dr Swinburn believes the committee will ultimately report a bill providing not only for the stamping of all artificial butter in plain letters , but requiring in addition that this shall be done by agents of tho Internal Revenue Bureau m order to make it more effective and durable . Congressmrn Parker , of New York , who represents a district containing a number of large dairies , has introduced a bill requiring that each package of artifi...
The Farmers Will Buy . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
The Farmers Will Buy . The country is on the up grade . There is again money , afloat . Farmers are buying seeds and implements to . take the place of those worn out during the depression . This is especially shown by the growth of the F ABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN in its subscription list , and no less so in its advertising columns . Our patrons want to know where they may buy the best We have a circulation extending to 20 , 571 postoflices , considerably exceeding 52 , 000 weekly copies , largely circulating in the great grain-producing regions of the great West . This is proof that our readers live in the districts where grain and garden seeds and implements are wanted . The farmers have the money to buy , and will naturally do so with firms who advertise in their favorite paper .. A word to the wise is sufficient .
Making Farmers Fay Double . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Making Farmers Fay Double . The Hon . James F . Wilson , of Iowa , has introduced into the Senate of the United States a bill striking directly at every farmer , suburban resident- and villager who has even a rood of ground . It is a bill doubling the postage on plants , seeds , cions , and other fourth class matter . It seems strange that this bill should have been sprung just now , when seedsmen and florists , and all that class who have to buy seeds and plants , have made arrangements for the season . It is a direct blow against seedsmen and all who buy . There are about 7 , 000 , 000 farmers in the United States , and as many more who get thoir seeds by mail . It would seem to be directly in the interest of the Express companies , who , although they have reduced their rates to about equal those of postage , yet , once this law is passed , will , without doubt , as sharp business men , immediately put up the tariff to old time rates . But this is not tho worst feature of the bil...
A Bale of Bed Tape . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
A Bale of Bed Tape . There has been a serious riot at Seattle , Washington Territory , over the antiChinese feeling there . A great mobcame together under the lead of Actmg-Chief-Police Murphy . The Sheriff , with a few followers , attempted to quell the mob , but could make no headway . Then the Governor issued a proclamation . It was received by the mob with a howl of derision The Governor sent a telegram to the Secretary of War for troops . Those at Fort Townsend were ready to move , and only waiting for orders from Washington . Gen . Gibbon , in command , said he could not send troops without direct orders from the President . No mlormation seemed forthcoming from the Adjut ant-General s office in Washington , and Lieut . Gen . Sheridan is reported to have said : If there has been any trouble there I have not heard of it . I know nothing whatever about it . Now the question arises , why our United States army , and a General commanding , cannot act without unraveling bales and b...
Co-Operative Dairying . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Co-Operative Dairying . It is well known that no branch of agriculture is more profitable than dairying . It is also supposed to be exceedingly confining to those who follow it . This is true . Milking must be done twice a day , rain or shine , Sundays as well as week days ; but what business is not confining if carefully and successfully followed ? In dairying , however , as in any other business , when necessary , the dairyman may get away on business , since the regular help at such times may easily get through the work of the farm . it is not only in the profit arising from the manufacture of dairy products , when pure and guaranteed so , but the farm , instead of getting poorer , as in exclusive grain farming , is really getting more and more fertile , since nothing is carried away but the butter and cheese of the milk . It even pays always to buy additional food when the farm is heavily stocked ; for the cow with extra food gives down an extra quantityof milk , under good care...
Farmers' Institutes . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Farmers Institutes . The Illinois State Board of A griculture proposes holding a series of farmers institutes during the presuit winter . They would like to have one in eaoh congressional district . At this date three have been arranged for—at Princeton , Feb . 17 -19 , program last week ; at Mattoon , March 4-5 ; at Nashville , March 10-11 . The University of Illinois i _ heartily cooperating in this matter , and will probably be represented at each institute by Eegent Peabody or . one or more members of the faculty . Prof . Morrow , in sending us notice , pertinently says there can be no doubt of the interest and value of such meetings when well conducted , and hopes all may be largely attended . We should be glad to see the work much extended ; to know that in addition to these leadinginstitutes—for which somewhat elaborate preparations are made , and at which speakers will be present from distant parts of the State—there were to be held county or township meetings of somewhat si...
Editorial Notes . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Editorial Notes . —The Mormons are settling in Mexico with consent of the authorities . —At Mount Ayr , la ., the condition of winter wheat is good , none being reported killed . —Congressman Hanback , of Kansas , proposes to deal thoroughly with the telephone scandal . —Ten per cent of the stock of the Arkansas Valley is reported dead , from the late unprecedented cold weather . —The dogs of Louisville , Ky ., are said to pay the salaries of the Mayor and tit ) Attorney . That is , the dog tax just about equals these salaries . —The cash system of payments for live stock , it reported adopted at the - tttioiui Stock Yards , St . Louis , and hereatwr buyers will be required to pay heiwanimals are delivered . —The farmers of the Town of Oalanius , Dodge County , Wis ., will reclaim al &gt; 2 , 000 acres of land by improving &gt;•&gt;» Creek . Engineer Livermore , ot liea * * Dam , is in charge of the work . —It is remarkable that ex-Gov . Horatio Seymour is th...
Dairymen ia ConnJJ ^ An IntereBtang [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Dairymen ia ConnJJ ^ An IntereBtang The Northwestern Dairymen slAssooia- _ ¦ a ™ in convention this week at the ^ K wsbonsin city , Beloit . The Sent isW . D . Hoard ; the Secretary , I pMcGlinoy . The foUowing is the en ^ rno-ram . as it will he earned out : fU ¥ 0 P KS _ AT EVB-IN-, FEB . 16 .-Music by rtflhand Prayer . Address of welcome , w H ^ n Clinton S . Babbitt , Secretary SLivmsin State Agricultural Society , SoTt Wis . Besponse , by Col . B . P . Mc £ wv Secretar / Northwestern DairySKo ° ciatio _ , Elgin , 111 . Roll Call , b 7 States , with response by delegates . Music by the band . WEDNESDAY MOBKING , FEB . lT ^ -AanUal address of the President ^ W . D Woird Ft . Atkinson , Wis . Appointment ff ° Committees . Paper : Are the Prices of Dairy Products Remunerative ? Hon . T ) G Cheever , Clinton Junction , Wis . These are trying times for dairying as well as other industries , and Mr .. Cheever will give clear and instructive thought on this discussion . What s the Matt...
Current Events . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 February 1886
Current Events . CHICAGO—The National Convention of third and fourth class postmasters of the United States are in convention here this week . The Socialistic Workingmen s Association in this City discussed the question , Can the London riots be prevented in Chicago ? The mob s work was favored , and the destruction of all . the accumulated , wealth in the cities rather than the multitude that produced it should starve . PERSONAL .-Maj . Gen . Winfleld Scott Hancock died at Governor s Island , New York Harbor , February 10 , at 2 : 55 P . M . The cause of Ms death was a malignant carbuncle on the neck . Gen . Hancock was the ranking Major General of the TJ . S . army . Gen . Hancock s remains were placed in the family vault at IJorristown , Pa . Ex-Governor Horatio Seymour is lying at the point of death at Utica , N . _ . T . B . Hodd , of Green Bay , Wis ., has been nominated by the Democrats of the fifth district , which insures his election . The Hon . George C . Bates , one of t...