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Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 20 June 1868
. a 2 ; . - be s iu , the - a to . for WESTERN RUBAL PUBLICATION DiEIPOT . BOOKS i i . ABOUT i Farming , Fruit © rowing , Flower Culture , I 1 Market Gardening . B . j Stock Raising , r J Poultry Breeding , ir ¦ _ Bee Keeping , s * * a ; Douse Building , * landscape Gardening , ie Land Draining , is ( s Tree Culture , LU a ¦ •• - ... ¦ s injurious Insects ie . -. • iu Or any other subject connected with Rural Industry M eent post-paid on tho receipt of publishers price B See a partial Ust , with prices , on this page . ( JJ , Address o WESTERN RURAL , in . ,,.: .., ; . .. . . , ... . ,.. to 80 and 83 Washington St ., IS . .. _ .. .- . . . . . _ ¦ ¦ -J . , ... 1 J OBIOAQO ¦ ¦ ¦ ; : - Jj ^ - _ &lt; ., BELLS • y ^ L ^ ai ^^ &lt; steel Composition , ) IL Sjj \^ L * a FwFaras , Schools u ^^ 4 ? ¥ pHL CharebesY &amp; c . ^^* ? JfflW »» ^ H MAHOrAOTOKID BT / ^ - ^ BLTm K 0 BI 0 IU » , ¦ ¦ VHHUi CINCINNATI , O . Farm and School Bell and Mounting . T HESE CELEBRATED B...
ptel [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 20 June 1868
ptel Written for tlie WettcrnBura _ 7 ,. . MAUDES- WISH . BT FLORENCE HATDEN . Winsome Maude , whose clear eye s blueness Ne er was deepened by a care ; Maude , whose long soft , colls of sunlight , Framed a face we thought BO fair ; Said , ln her sweet ; childish accents , I shouldllke to climb up high , j On tall mountains , and be nearer To tho angels in the sky . Baby sonl with woman longings , Infant heart with life s great prayer ; Pure her wish—was not tbe yearning Of all human creatures there I All would climb nphtgh and higher , All above the earth would rise ,, And be nearer to the angels Who sing ever in the skies . I You will learn , O Maude , my darling , In the years tbe future keeps , Bonis rise not by weary eilmblngs Up earth s rough and ragged steeps ; - You will learn that , though our footsteps Press the tops of summits high , Farther off , more dim , more distant , - May shine down tbe pale , blue iky ; You will learn , O sweet child wisher , That tis moral heigh...
THE MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 20 June 1868
THE MARKETS Chicago Produce Market . OrnsE or Tn WESTERN RURAL , ? CHICAGO , June 15 , 1868 . S APPLES- $ 6 00 O 8 00 » bl . BARLEY- Nominal at $ 2 26 for No . 2 , BROOM CORN— $ 260 00 @ 300 00 V ton . BUTTER—Choice dairy , 23 @ 26 s ; good tub , 20 @ 22 c ; common , 15 @ 18 c CHEESE—New York factory , 17 @ 18 c ; Illinois factory , 16 @ 17 c ; Hamburg , 16 @ 17 c ; Western Reserve , 16 @ 1 &amp;; Western Dairy , 12 @ 14 c • CORN—No . 1 . 88 * 0 ; No . 2 , 83 ® 85 e . DRIED FRUIT-Apples 7 @ 10 # c ; peaches 12 ® 15 c : pared . 27 @ 28 c . EGGS—18 c V dor . . FLOUR—White Winter extras , $ 1175 ® 12 37 H ; red Winter extras , $ 10 26 ; Spring extras , $ 8 50 @ 10 60 ; Springsuperiines , $ 660 © 725 ; ryeflour , $ D 00 ., HAY—Timothy roller and beater pressed , $ 18 00 ® 1900 ; timothy , loose pressed . $ 18 60 ( 31960 : prairie , roller and beater pressed , $ 12 00 @ 12 60 ; prairie loose piessed , $ 12 50 @ 13 60 ; timothy , loose on wagon , $ 17 , 00 @ 22 00 : prairie ; loos...
Written for The Western Sural . IS IT WORTH WHILE ? [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 20 June 1868
Written for The Western Sural . IS IT WORTH WHILE ? . . . BY . - ; - • I wonder If It s worth while ? . So queried a yonnp ; man , as he sat absorbed in deep thought . He was trying to &lt; decide whether , in view of his being a farmer , it would be profitable for him to obtain a thorough education . He knew of farmers who could scarcely read and write ; none who professed more than a common education , yet many were good farmers , in prosperous circumstances , and apparently contented- and happy ; and then he had so often heard tbe idea of a farmer having knowledge scoffed at as a thing incompatible with his vocation . Thus he reasoned with himself . He loved the life of a farmer ; to t him it did not seem drudgery to till the rich fields , and he was impatient to enter npon the work . Tet he was ambitious , and wished to honor his profession , and if this was to be . dene better by an education than : otherwise , why he had both the means and incllnatibn to procure It . L...
AGRICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
AGRICULTURAL The Hawthorn for Hedges . •« — Stephen Nicholson , of Sylvan , Ontario , writes to . the Canada Farmer on the subject of the hawthorn as a hedge plant . He says that he has seen so many charges preferred against his old friend the hawthorn , that he feels inclined to say a word or two on Its behalf . He was forty-six : years old when he left England , twenty five of which he spent among the hedges . He has planted , plashed , and trimmed hedges as much as any man and he ought to know something on the subject on which he Writes . One of the first things he wanted when he came to Canada was a hedge , and having seen some plants of hawthorn In the bush he took up some of them and planted them around his garden , This was seven or eight years 820 . The plants have done well , as any one may see who visits his farm . He says that ,, the -. usual objections to the hawthorn as a hedge plant , namely , that mice destroy It , that It Is Infested by wood-lice and that It does not...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
A VVeeklv Farm and Family Paper . PlBMSHED AT CHICAGO AND DETROIT . H . H . F . Lewis , Editor and Proprietor . iSSObUTK EDITORS ! fl . E . MORROW , Chleogo ; EDWARD UkfOti , Detroit With a Full Corps of Assistants and Contributors . T « rmi , S ^ . SO per Tear | $ 9 . 00 . In Clubs .
AGRICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
AGRICULTURAL Selection ! and Coadantations . . Facts about Mowers and Reaper * . : In response to a request to . prepare a paper on the foregoing subject , Hon . John Stanton Gould writes as follows : I will give you the facts upon which such a paper should he based , and I think you may venture to rely upon them with considerable assurance , as they are based upon a pretty extensive correspondence with men who are most likely to be well Informed upon the subject , and from sources of knowledge which are opened to me as President of the New York State Agricultural Society . 1 . There are 800 , 000 mowers and reapers In use In the United States . 2 . The average cost of -mowing machines is $ 125 ; of reaping machines , $ 175 . 8 . Tbe average life of a machine is five years ; some will use a mower or a reaper 20 years ; but tbe average number ef farmers bny a new machine once in five years . 4 . Of the 800 , 000 machines , five-tenths are combined mowers and reapers , three tenths si...
^ ETERIWWV [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
^ ETERIWWV . aonmueted cy A f . Murray , Veterinary Burgeon , MS Beaubim St ., Detroit , Mich ,, formerly Professor in the Royal Agricultural CoUege , Cirencester , Eng . Answers given to inquiries without charge . If to be answered by letter , 12 , 00 must be enclosed as the professional fee . Last year I lost quite a valuable horse by bleeding at tbe nose and I would like very much to learn the specific •cause , as I have heard of two similar cases not satisfactorily accounted for . I had noticed previously traces of my horse slightly bleeding , but thought little of it . He had been troubled with a cold ; had not been strained by working ; was in fall habit of body ; died suddenly . I am a steady reader of this valuable paper but have seen no notice of anything like the above . W . W . Elmwood , J / L —Bleeding from the lunzs usually arises from ruptures of one or more of the bloodvessels of the lungs . Where hemorrage - from the lungs occurs without an obvious cause , there must...
HORTICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
HORTICULTURAL Fruit Prospects . After , all the reports concerning the 6 estrnctlon of the peach buds and blossoms by frost , it appears that they have escaped injury in most places , and that a fair crop will be the result . Iu the great peachgrowing districts there will be a fair crop , and the growers arc taking time by the forelock in their preparations for marketing the fruit , millions of baskets being required for this purpose . The strawberry crop of Southern Illinois was a very short one this year , the , blooms being injured by late frost , but In places where the p lants were not In bloom at the time of . tbe frost , there have been and will be good crops . The late heavy rains have done some damage to strawberries in low ground , but : wherever there was proper drainage or a good fall for the surface water to run , off , the plants have escaped injury and promise well . • The . apple crop will not be abundant this year , for although there was a good show of blossoms , t...
§ omt » tk ( Bxommi [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
§ omt » tk ( Bxommi Edited by ¦ Prmetto-I Homckopr . ¦ ; JR High-Heeled Shoes . I Ladles , do you remember how hard it was for you to become accustomed to wearing high-heeled shoes—how they threw you forward , squeezing your poor toes down to the extreme ends of your shoes , making them ache horribly , and ensuring you a good crop of corns ? Dont you remember that , after you had worn them an hour or two , the cords of your legs felt as though they were stretched to their utmost tension , and there was such a trembling weakness in the small of your back you could hardly stand —that there was a falntness felt , a sort of an all-goneness at the pit of the stomach , and , last , but not least , a racking headache ? Did you attribute all these most distressing symptoms to the wearing of high . heeled shoes ? I dare affirm you did not . These symptoms wore off after a while ; yon become accustomed to the shoes , and now they don t hurt you at all . They dont ? You are greatly mistaken , ...
} CONTENTS OP THIS VJmX ^ , : [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
} CONTENTS OP THIS VJmX ^ , : Agrlc-lt-ral . — ilay Harvesting—Hereford Cows ... 205 Crips In Van Buren Co ., Mioli —? ,.... ;•• ... 205 The B » rberiy for Hedges ........... .... .. . ...... ; 205 The Boit Stock for the Farm , ,,.......... 205 Red Boot ; _ . 205 Planting and Cultivating Trees . . .:.-... :. 205 Fact * about Mowers and Koapcre 200 Cutting Oats Green .............................. 206 Green Crops as Manure ..... 200 Sowing Good Seed 20 ( 1 Change of Pasture tor Catties ................... 206 Potato Balslng . 200 Thread Worms In Air Passages of Tombs .... ::. 206 Asrlenltnral items ... 206 Goitre in Lambs and Calves ..... 208 AChcpPaint ... ............ J A :........ ^ 208 Notes from Nebraska ......... 208 Notes from Minnesota ...-.. ; .. — . .......... 208 Lice on Stock . ••••••-... ••- .. ••.......... * ..-AA--.-208 Agricultural Societies .... . ¦ w § Now York State ?_ lr .. ... ; ..... ; : ; .:.. -... 208 Miami Valley Implement Trial ........ - •. 208 Indiana Stat...
Agrioultoral Societies . ' [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
Agrioultoral Societies . From a valuable article by Hon ; SANFOBD HOWARD , iu his report as Secretary of Michigan Board of Agrlculture we take the following historical facts concerning Agricultural Societies : The formation of agricultural societies , now so . numerous in this and other countries , belongs chiefly to this century , though their origin-dates farther back : In Great Britlan , the Highland Society of Scotland , the oldest in the kingdom , was formed iu 1780 . Sdme bmalt associations of similar cnaracter may have existed on the continent of Europe at the same time . In our own country , the first steps towards such organizations were taken shortly after the close of the war of the revolution . Several gentlemen who had occupied prominent military and other positions during that contest , on returning again to agricultural pursuits , and seeing the low condition into which agriculture had fallen during the long period when tbe mental and physical energies of the people h...
; i New York State Fair . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
; i New York State Fair . The following notice from the Journal of the . New York Agricultural Society relates to a matter In which there Is much need of reform lii the case of most State Agricultural Societies in thjs country . We would suggest the propriety of issuing a catalogue of the entries , giving such description as maybe practable , and their location on the grounds . The Fair , as we have already stated , is to be held at Rochester , Sept . 20 , to Oct : 2 . The noticeis as follows : •The entry books will be closed on Monday , September 14 , ( two weeks before the opening of the Fair ) , and no entries will be receivedafter that day . This regulation is intended to insure the orderly arrangement of the exhibition , and to prevent the confusion aud delay at the opening of the Fairs , . which resulted from tbe reception of entries up to , and sometimes even alter the time of opening . , It is hoped that , under the new rule , the exhibition will be , in order , and that the...
.. . Miami Valley Trial of Beapen and ¦ . ¦'" ¦ '" ¦ ¦ . Mowers : [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
.. . Miami Valley Trial of Beapen and ¦ . ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ . Mowers : The Greene County Board of Agriculture have arranged for a trial of . Reapers and Mowers at Xenia , Ohio , to commence July , 6 , and continue until all machines are satisfactorily tested . Three good medals , each yaliied at $ 125 arc offered for Reaping Machines ( without regard-to manner of delivery ^ to operate in ariy kind of grain that can be procure , ) for Mowing Machine ,- and Reaping and Mowing Machine . The en trance fee for each prize is $ 35 . 00 . Entries must be made previous to July 9 . . Each competitor will furnish his own team , and driver . It is urged that each machine be put in running order before coming on the ground , and a lot will be provided in which the machines may be tested and prepared lor running before the regular trial . The machines must be such as are lurnished to purchasers from the shops : AH letters of inquiry shouldbe addressed to A . L . TBADEK , Esq ., Cor . Secy , Xenia . Ohio . ...
•--. * . * . * . , Fruit and Flower Show . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
•--. * . * . * . , Fruit and Flower Show . ! We go to piess tdo eariy to give ariy account of the Fruit and Flower Exhibition of the Cook County Agricultural and Horticultural Society , announced to be held on Thursday of the present week . . We-regret that the officers of the Society failed to notify us of the time of holding this exhibition in season to allow us to announce it last week , so that our readers might have bad an opportunity to compete for the liberal prizes offered . Mr . EMEBY , of the Prairie Farmer , Is Secretary of the Society , and it is a little singular that while the first official information that the time had been fixed for the exhibition , was received by us on Monday of this week , the Prairie Farmer of last week contained the announcement—too late , of course , for us to copy it in our issue of the same date .
. ] . ' ., , ' - ¦? . . •¦ ^ HUnoii Industrial Vnivernty . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
. ] . ., , - ¦? . . •¦ ^ HUnoii Industrial Vnivernty . The first or preparatory term of the Illinois Industrial University , at Champaign , closed June 12 . Seventy seven students were enrolled during the term . The studies pursued were Algebra ; Geometry , Rhetoric , Philosophy and Latin , with courses of lectures on U . S . History and Physiology . The students were required to work two hours a day for five days in the Week , receiving eight cents per hour . Some of them worked extra hours . They were regularly drilled In military tactics , two companies being formed and regularly officered . The first regular term of the University opens September 14 . The examination for admittance will be held September 11-12 . The tuition fee is $ 5 per . term . Letters Of inquiry may be addressed to the Regent , J . M . GREGORY , LL . D ., Champaign , III . » m m ¦ uWThe Bnrean County , Illinois Agricultural Fair will be held September 16-17 .
Hydrophobia . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
Hydrophobia . Mr . HENBY BBBOH , President of the New York Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals has addressed the following letter to Mayor HOFFMAN , of New York : I condense a few statistics , which I have translated from the reports of foreign socleties , in relation to hydrophobia In doss . The dlitingulshed physiologists , Dupuytre . u , Buschvt , Mugendle and others , affirm that they have put dogs and cats lb an enclosure together , and there kept them without food and water until they devoured one another , without hydrophobia developing Itself . Moicover , that they have subjected them to a continuous annoyance , with a view to provoking them to madness , without effect ; aud have fu rnlsbed them foul water and flesh of the most unhealthy and corrupt quality , with like result . The fore--going naturalists , along with the great Italian physician , Capello , including , tbe entire College , of Veterinary Surgeons of Alforf ; , declare that spontaneous hydropho bi...
Indian- State Fair . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 27 June 1868
Indian- State Fair . The sixteenth Indiana State Fair will be held at Indianapolis , commencing , Monday , September 28 , 1808 , and continuing during the entire week . Ttie Fair grounds , belonging to the State Board of Agriculture , contain thirty-six acres , and adjoin ; the city on the north . Ten thousand dollars will be expended in the Summer of 1868 in the erection of new aud permanent buildings on the Fair grounds . An amphitheatre , forty feet wide and three hundred feet long , Is now In course of erection , uud will be completed before the Fair , capable of seating 5 , 000 persons , overlooking the best time track in the State , and the cattle and horse rings , in which will be exhibited all : the fine stock brought to the Fair . A large and spacious Fine Art hall is being erected , propS erly arranged for tbe display of the flnearts of the State . Also a Mechanics hall ( which Is made a specialty ) thirty feet wide and two hundred feet long , giving ample space for the di...