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Broad-Tired Wagons . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
Broad-Tired Wagons . The Missouri experiment station has made a large number of experiments during the past two years with the draft of broad and narrowtired wagons . These tests have been made with the ordinary narrow-tired wheels and with six-Inch tires , on macadam streets , gravel and dirt roads In all conditions , on meadows , pasture , stubble and plowed fields both wet and dry . Bulletin No . 39 of the station , by Director H . J . Waters , gives the result of these tests . The broad tires pulled materially lighter on the macadam street and the gravel roads . Also on dirt roads in all conditions except when soft or sloppy on the surface , underlaid by hard roadbed , and when the mud was very deep and sticky . In both of these conditions the narrow tires pulled considerably lighter . _^&gt; &lt;« pir It should be borne In mind , however , that the roads are In these conditions for a comparatively short period of time , and this at seasons when their use has nat...
The Roney Returner . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
The Roney Returner . The Boney Hay Carrier and Fork returner illustrated on this page is one of the most useful devices that can be used in the hay barn . The writer has very vivid recollections of sore fingers and aching arms resulting from pulling back the hay fork after its load had been dropped into the mow . and can recall times when he was not as far from profanity in his thoughts as a man of decent moral character ought to be . With tbe little device illustrated all this hard work is avoided . When the load has been dropped from the fork the team is unhooked from the rope and the latter is back in its place almost before the team can turn around . It is well made and durable , is easily put np , and its use will unquestionably save not only much labor bnt a great deal of time when time is worth money . It is sold under a guarantee , and agents are wanted on liberal terms . Write to tbe Boney Returner Co ., Independence , Iowa , 1 for further information , mentioning W ALLACBB...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
Success Beardless Barley , THE EARLIEST MOST PRODUCTIVE STRICTLY BEARDLESS A strong grower and will not lodge , A sure crop on heavy soil where oats would be a total failure . 2 bu ! or more . . . . 1 . 00 per bu . SB-IP FOB OUR SEEP AKD PLANT CATALOGUE . Its FREE , and yon will find thst we have a fine lot of seeds for sale at reasonable prices . Mention WA _ . _ AO-S * F ____ EB when writing . I . N KRAMER ft SOW , Cedar Rapids , Iowa . t SILVER MINE OATS We offer Silver Mine Oats , believing it to be the best to sow . J . A . Seizor says , It is the greatestijielder in the world . See his catslogne . We have grown it for two years Farm Midway between Polo and Dixon , 111 . Will ship from either town Price 75 ots . per bu . ; COO for 5 bu . ; 50 cts , per bu , for 10 or more bn . Bags free . 8 . BEABP . FOI . O . MX . FARM SEEDS . WHEAT . Velvet Chaff , Bine Stem . SEED CORN . Legal Tender ( veUow ); Leaming ( yellow ) jlowa Gold Mine ( yellow !; Pride of the North ( yellow ); Cha...
The Fertility in One Year Clover . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
The Fertility in One Year Clover . Mr . Edson C . Knight , of Madison County , Iowa , writes us that there Is a disagreement among readers of the Farmer in that locality as to whether clover should be turned under the fall after It is sown , or be allowed to stand another year and turned under after a crop of hay or seed , or both , have been taken . One side contends that one year clover will not enrich the ground to amount to anything , and that a crop of hay should be taken and the stubble plowed under , the other insisting that one year clover will add very materially to the fertility . Both are right We believe that , as cheap as clover seed is this year , it will pay every man to sow every acre of ground sown In spring grain to clover , even if it has to be turned under this fall . We believe , however , that it will pay better to allow it to remain another year , sowing the common red if you wish a crop of hay , and sowing the mammoth if a cash crop is desired , and then plow...
Clover or Late Sown Rye .- [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
Clover or Late Sown Rye .- Mr . G . W . Tallman , of Poweshiek county , Iowa , writes : I have a ten acre piece of land which I wish to sow to clover and timothy this spring . It has been in corn for three years , and last year I cut oft the corn and sowed rye . On account of the dry weather , the rye did not come up . Shall I now go on and sow grass seed on the field , rye or no rye , or shall I sow spring wheat and seed with it ? Is there a probability that the rye will come up this spring ? If so , will it or the wheat kill out the grass ? Would the rye head , and if so , would the wheat be a merchantable crop when mixed with rye ? We would sow grass seed , rye or no rye , and for the following reasons : If the weather was so dry that the rye could not come up sown after the corn was cut off , a portion of it , at least , will come up this spring , and if you were to sow wheat with it , we think you would have a crop which would have to be used for feed , unless you had one of th...
Clover for Fertility . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
Clover for Fertility . To W _ u ______ . c ___ s &gt; JVuocmi I see that among the many good things you advocate is the sowing of clover , and right you are . Why let land become poor ? If you have new land , why not keep it fertile by proper rotation instead of raising corn , corn , corn , until the land becomes so run down that one must resort to commercial fertilizers or clover ? It is easier to keep land fat than to make it fat after it once becomes poor . I may some time soon take the liberty of writing you a little experience I had with a naturally good but wornout farm a few years ago in which clover played a prominent part PRANK M . PIERCE . Wayne County , Indiana . Give us your experience , by all means . —Editor .
Experience With Rape . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
Experience With Rape . Co W ____ o _ s Tixnni Several years since my attention was called to the quest _ n of cheap feed for stock in the fall of-the year . A couple of years ago I heard of the Canadian practice of feeding rape , and not knowing of any place where I could obtain seed I sent J 5 . 00 to the Editor of Wallaces Parmer , with the request that he send me its value in rape seed . I sowed the seed with a broadcast seeder in the corn field immediately after the last plowing of the corn , and the result was so satisfactory that I shall , in a few days , send $ 20 . 00 for rape seed for this years sowing . This spring when my oats are sowed and harrowed once I shall sow rape seed and then harrow again , and let the rape grow until frost and then turn on the stock . The man who raises sheep has missed his calling if he does not have rape to turn his lambs on in the fall and early winter . It is the feed to help the man to prepare his lambs to top the Chicago market ; try It . ...
The Harrow After the Plow . ' [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
The Harrow After the Plow . CO WALLACIS- r . kBKBB You advised farmers to harrow spring plowing as soon as possible after plowing to prevent it from being cloddy , so , taking your advice , I put four horses to my three-horse plow , then hitched one section of the drag behind the plow so that it ran on the fresh plowing , and practically dragged the land over three times when it did the most good . When I got through plowing , the ground was in the best kind of condition for planting . . I hope this experience may be of value to others in the same condition . E . E . TRACY . Chickasaw County , la .
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
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Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
BIG CROPS- CORN OUR Iowa Silver Mine Com Is tbe greatest producer In tbe world . • Yielded » lfl bn , per acre In Iowa , 211 bu . in Indiana , 201 bu . in Arkansas , 178 bu . in Illinois , 145 bo . in Nebraska , 144 bu . in Onto , 137 bu . in Texas , etc . Is the purest , handsomest , and largest eared 100-day corn In existence . Most profitable , beat drouth restorer . These are big claims but we can prove them . This cut shows shape of grain and the growerof the 215 bushel crop . 1 ? P |? I ? TO readers of this paper a small sample of this corn and J ? XtJ _ iI-J a copy of our large Illustrated catalogue , giving full particulara and much valuable information for every wide awake luteingent farmer . Hundreds of illustrations . If yon will send 10 cents to pay actual postage * and the names of three farmers we will mall ton a pound ot the above com and enclose a certificate worth 25 cents . al ^ l &gt; V &lt; DWA SEED CO ., Established 1871 . DES MOINES , IOWA ,7^0 ...
Insurance Department . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
Insurance Department . It is the aim in this department to discuss matters pertaining to mutual insurance . Commun ications are invited . An Important Mutual Insurance Decision . The Supreme Court of Iowa , the 17 th of December , 1897 , gave a decision on the subject of delinquent mutual insurance which should be read very carefully by every reader of Wallaces Farmer . The case Is entitled Beeman vs . Farmers Pioneer Insurance Association . It was flrst tried In the District Court of Keokuk County and decided against Mr . Beeman , from which decision he appealed to the Snpreme Court which affirmed the decision of the lower court The facts in the case are as follows : On the 30 th day of October , 1893 , Mr . Beeman took out a policy for the term of five years on certain property , including a frame dwelling house which was entirely destroyed by fire on the 11 th day of March , 1896 , and his action is to recover therefor . The company admits the Insurance and loss and quotes articl...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
. 500 Bend FARMS 5 cents in FOR stamps SALE for list AND and terms TRADEto . JOSEPH POLLARD , JR ., WASHINGTON , IA . ______ ¦&amp; * ADIIinCD R JRte wonderful &lt; , u &lt; £ 1 * to machine - attach * £ i ° .. w to Alee any ^^^¦ graln . . A * ^_ £ __ futurer of Steel Wfcid Hffljl I ^^ HWINGER , Station ^^ ^¦ . B .-. CHICMt
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
FARMS FOR SALE AND EXGHANQE Parties desiring a change of location should write ns . We have farms In 8 . E . Iowa , Central and S . W . Missouri , S , __ . Kansas and along Iron Mt . B . B . In Arkansas . Afinelyimprovedfann , well located , good soil , near Henrietta , Texas , Price $ 1 , 500 . will exchange for Iowa farm . A first-class Missouri flouring mill to exchange for western land value $ 8 , 000 . Write ns if you have any kind of propositions connected with real eitate . Agents for Port Arthur , Texas property . BOIESHOB ___ , Btr _ II _ f _ a _ . tla . * o . BOIBS BKOS . saauaTmfiaonri . nlDAlING AND A FBEE ride to Land KAIWAinO . Buyers . Circular free , U GSQ . W . FBY , Laredo , Mo . _ AI _ 5 OB EXCHANGB . 80 acre ranch FOB near Newcastle , California , 28 « cres in assorted fruit . For sale 80 acres 1 H milee from MB _ th « ll , Minn . Good buildings . Address , T . N . Sp-unamjo , 10 M Sixteenth Ave . B -- * - east , Minneapolis , Minn , , ,
The Weakness of a Woman . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
The Weakness of a Woman . A looman who has suffered eighteen years , who has been cured after a life of misery and lives again in the sunshine of happiness , speaks to other women in words of no uncertain meaning . Just a woman s story . Not strange , because It happens every day , not romantic or thrilling , but lust a story of misery and suffering such as only women know . For eighteen years . Sara D . Bowen , of Peru , Indiana , carried a burden of pain . Night and day , without respite , she suffered the most dreadful experience that ever fall to the lot of woman . That she did not die Is almost beyond belief . That she Is well to-day is a miracle . Mrs . Bowen s trouble requires no description beyond the symptom , which every woman will instantly recognize . In describing them . Mrs . Bowen says : For eighteen years I suffered with weakness peculiar to my sex . I was a broken down piece of humanity , a shadow of a woman . My brain was tortured until I could remember but little ...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 March 1898
yilllllllllllHIIHIlUJ ^ : Have You a Farm ? _ * Do Yott Want to Exchange it ? * » . If so , list it with me and I will find yon a . what yon want . * * FOB EXCHANGE . * £ * $ 5 , 000 Stook General Merchandise , - • *¦ 7 , 000 Stock General Merchandise . - - 1 , 500 General Merchandised $ l , 000 bldg . - &gt; - 3 , 000 Hardware and $ 5 , 500 buildings . - &gt; »¦ 4 , 500 Hardware , « ? 8 , 000 Clothing . * ? Several Hotels for Iowa farms . - • « - 85-aore Folk Co . Farm . $ &amp; 500 . - ? 110-acre Folk Co . Farm , $ 8 , 500 . * - 120-acre Polk Ce . Farm , $ 8 , 000 . ¦&gt; a . These above farms for cheaper priced . » - farms . -, * 320-acre Pocahontas farm for farm far- * „ ther south . _ » . 20 O __ . cn Warren Co . farm for one in -a » - Cerro Gordo , or adjoining counties . ¦_ , * Money to loan on farms . * t WM . A . LAWRINSON , * » ? ¦ 217 Sixth Ave ., Des Moines , la . - * ^ TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTK