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THE GREAT PRIZE LIST . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
THE GREAT PRIZE LIST . ( Continued from page 1 , col . 4 . ) The Louisiana Purchase Exposition have provided a prize fund for live stock of over a quarter of a million dollars , a sum much in excess of the combined cash prizes paid for live stock at all the World s Fairs that have hitherto been held , on both continents , and ten times as much as is offered tlie same , classes at any State Fair or ,-Exposition . The various state commissions of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition are planning to provide liberally for state exhibits of live stock made at St . Louis in 1904 . The Missouri commission has been heartily commended in all sections of the state for appropriating one hundred thousand dollars for a state exhibit of live stock at the World s Fair . The breeders of Illinois have asked the World s Fair commission of this state for fifty thousand dollars for live stock prizes to be awarded at St . Louis and will not be content with less , which amount is their reasonable proportion...
SEND NAMES OF BO VS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
SEND NAMES OF BO VS . A . . P .,, , . • „ an ! : in , Superintendent Abiicultiaul College Intension , at Lrbsiiwi . ill ., makes an earnest apnea ! for the nn . r . es or yours n . tn who should attend the Illinois ( Jollecu oi Agriculture iKtre is certainly some punlli .-sriirirou farmer m each neighborhood in UlisioU that wul osleom it a privilege to sent ! Air . Kniikin a list containing the name of every boy ol their acquaintance who . should attend the College of Agriculture . JUr . Rankin writer : A number of attritions to the working force of the College ; i 1 Kl EsyurimcMt S ation have been made u-cuntlv . At present there are thirty-iilne persona- devoting their time to agricultural instruction and investigation ; The aim of these workers is to educate students to become , better and more useful-citizens than they would become without such education the special aim of the College of Airrlculture is to uplift the fanning interest- ! of this commonwealth and make those living...
TOUR VACATION IN COLORADO . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
TOUR VACATION IN COLORADO . Consider Colorado as a place to spend your summer vacation and you will find that it meets the requirements . Colorado has - been brought nearer the east by our fast train service—only one night on the road from Chicago or St . Louis to Denver . The railroad fare is low during the summer—about one-half the regular fare , and on certain days less than half . Colorado has hundreds of moderate priced hotels and boarding houses—more perhaps than any summer resort country . The prices range from $ S per week upward . Nowhere can be found such a glorious combination of climate and scenery as in Colorado . The air invigorates , strengthens , revives—it is nature s own tonic . Ail the outdoor sports that can be enjoyed anywhere are possible in Colorado . Plenty of goif courses and the finest kind of trout fishing . Just consider these facts for a minute and then write me for a copy of the Burlington s Handbook of Colorado . It does not attempt a description of Co...
LOW RATES SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
LOW RATES SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST On September 15 th and October 20 th THE LOUISVILLE &amp; NASHVILLE Ft . R . will sell Round Trip Tickets from St . Louis . ICv . ntsvillo . Louisville and Cincinnati to tho following points at the lowest rates ever named . Tickets will be good returning for twenty-one ( 21 ) days lroflr date , of sale , and stopovers will be permuted on going trip at points south of Kentucky-Tennessee slate line : FROM ST . LOUIS TO f . ew Orleans , $ 12 . 00 Atlanta , $ 13 . 00 Mobile , $ 12 . 00 Montgomery , $ 12 . 00 Eirminaham , 512 . 00 Pensacola , $ 14 . 60 FROM CHICAGO TO • New Orleans , $ 10 . 00 Atlanta , $ 15 . 00 Mobile , $ l &lt; 5 . 00 Montgomery , $ 16 . 00 Birmingham , $ 15 . 00 Pensacola , $ 18 . 00 . FROM LOUISVILLE TO New Orleans , $ 14 . 00 Atlanta , $ 11 . 00 Mobile , $ 14 . 00 Montgomery , $ 14 . 00 Birmingham , $ 11 . 00 Pensacola , $ 14 . 00 FROM CINCINNATI TO New Orleans , $ 14 . 00 Atlanta , $ 11 . 00 Mobile , $ 14 . 00 Montnome...
»«» .. «»«¦¦¦¦ SS «¦¦¦¦¦»¦»¦¦¦¦¦¦¦! the Dairy SO »* ifc—¦¦ ¦^^¦^¦^» ¦ • ¦¦¦ ¦ >—< [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
»«» .. «»«¦¦¦¦ SS «¦¦¦¦¦»¦»¦¦¦¦¦¦¦! the Dairy SO »* ifc—¦¦ ¦^^¦^¦^» ¦ • ¦¦¦ ¦ &gt;—&lt; THE UPWARD TREND IN ^ DAIRYING . By E . L . Vincent . It Is not contended that the dairy Interests of this country have by any means reached perfection . He who should make such an assertion as that . would at once make himself the object of the most severe criticism upon the part of the aspiring and the hopeful men who are striving constantly to bring about a day of better things along this line . But we may safely take the ground that our profession has now reached higher ground than it ever stood upon before . When did we ever see so many thoughtful , earnest and financially strong men engaged in dairying as at the present time ? When have we ever had so many labor saving appliances to serve us in our chosen field as today ? And when were so many inventors studying upon the problem of how best to aid the man who wishes to turn his milk product most economically and most veadily...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
Home Visitors EXCURSION VIA O ., K . C &amp; 3 D . : R . TT ., Sept . 14 and 15 . Leaving SPRINGFIELD Sept . 14 th at 9 : 15 p . m ., and Sept . 15 th at 9 : 15 a m . and 0 : 15 p . m To INDIANAPOLIS , MICHIGAN CITY , FORT WAYNE and MADISON , IND ., LOUISVILLE , KY ., CINCINNATI , DAYTON , TOLEDO , SPRINGFIELD , COLUMBUS and SANDUSKY , OHIO , And many other Intermediate points In Eastern Indiana and Western Ohio , at YUKY LOW RAT US , LESS THAN ONE FARE FOR THE Round Trip ! TIcKets good returning thirty days ^ trom - dati- of gale . For further information , vales , etc ., call on or address any C , II . &amp; D . Agent , or F . P . WADE , T . P . Agent , Springfield , 111 . FKE , E SOLID GOLD FOUNTAIN This Pen has Gold Nibs , 14 kt . fine , pointed with selected Iridium . The Holders are pure Para Rubber handsomely finished . The simple Feeder g ives a uniform flow of ink . We guarantee these pens to work perfectly . Packed in neat boxes , with directions and Filler...
C , » , ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦ ¦¦¦¦>¦• ¦¦¦¦¦ Jersey Cattle j .. urn —¦* " —~ * * ¦¦* " * [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
C , » , ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦ ¦¦¦¦&gt;¦• ¦¦¦¦¦ Jersey Cattle j .. urn —¦* —~ * * ¦¦* * JERSEY AND ITS COWS . ( By Joseph E . Wing . ) , Mv tiny little kingdom of Jersey lies . lioMther to the south of England , in SSH . which is pretty well north in iwJ Americas , but pretty well south here where ? hewMm waters of the Gulf Stream temper things . Jersey is a bit of France . ™ X though for many centuries it has been under English rule . It is a loyal siartof the great empire , though strangely enough the common language is yet largely French , as is the language of the courts , it is on the map a most tiny and insignifli ? island . Even when aboard of it you must be careful not to ride too fast or vou may ride clear off of it on one side or another . It is , roughly speaking , ten miles long and Ave miles wide and perhaps a tenth of a mile high . And it has about „ ¦&gt; 000 people at -home and God alone knows how many elsewhere . So much for statistics . Now to see what she has don...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
FOR SALE . Some beautiful golden fawn bull calves , all ages , at very low prices , stock considered . Exile 60850 heads my beautiful herd . His grandsire is Exile of St . Lambert , whose list of butter producers was something marvelous . Grand dam is Bessie Lewis . Test , 32 pounds , 4 ounces in seven days . I will surprise you with my , low prices . Write me at once . CLARENCE RAGSDALE , Propr . Magic City Stock Farm , Moberly , Mo .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
WHERE TO BUY JERSEY CATTLE . Breeders of Jersey cattle and farmers desiring to purchase flrst-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 ............ . ...... Joliet H . N . Higinbotham , . Joliet KANSAS . Sayda Polo Jersey Farm Parson * MASSACHUSETS . Wataquadock Farm .. Bolton PENNSYLVANIA . J . S . Campbell Butler SOUTH CAROLINA . A . H . White Rock Hill VIRGINIA . H . A . S . Hamilton &amp; Co Staunton
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
Marion Farm Jerseys anil Berkshires We can now ofter a . 1 oholce Exile Heifer , bred to Guenon Golden Lad 62188 , or a bred Berkshire Sow , or a 5 months boar pig that is good enough to show in any company . Write lor prices . _„ „ „ __ GEO . V . 8 AFFARRANS , Prop ., Palmyra , Mo . POLAR CREAMERY A jt ^ g LWk \^ Aw \ WBB j ^^^ B ^ HK ^ / € : iss ^?^^ 9 am * SlJf ! h j ^ l ^ Jj [^^^^^^^^^^ Wl * Jlin ?—^^^ . ! i [ r &amp; ReW ? erator ^ J I Si THE POLAR CREAMERY CO . LAF 1 ^ TE ^ aj
istas » » ' ¦ ¦ « ¦¦¦¦»<¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ »¦¦¦¦« Sioine i » m » mnsnsmisi » s ) nms » [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
istas » » ¦ ¦ « ¦¦¦¦»&lt;¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ »¦¦¦¦« Sioine i » m » mnsnsmisi » s ) nms » HOG NOTES . Sows with very nervous temperaments should be avoided . Thrift , not hunger , should prompt exercise . The pigs should have a dry , clean bed , free from dust and filth . The cheapest pork is that made by the wise use of clover pasture . A sow should never he confined to a dry lot barren of all grasses and other forage . A sow in a good , thrifty condition will come in heat every seventeen ( to twenty days . The hog should find a place in the economical management of every farm . Sows during gestation should have plenty of opportunity for exercise to secure healthy pigs . No difference how plentiful the supply of slops , the hogs should have fresh water daily . Before farrowing sows are the better for an abundance of exercise ; let them have all they will take . While dust in the bed is injurious , more may be f said against dampness , which is fatal to thrift . The hog to thrive best mu...
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 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 catalogue and price list , viz .: ALABAMA . E . A . Bishop Talladega Sam T . Smith Troy ARKANSAS . W . J . Bell Bcobe Sam P . McColloch Cane Hill CALIFORNIA . Jos . Kelly Ferndale S . B . Wright Santa Rosa GEORGIA . Belmont Farm Smyrna W . P . Jackson Athens J . G . B . Erwin .-. Erwin ILLINOIS . C . H . C . Anderson &amp; Co Carlinville F . D . Crane .. Kit . Sterling W . H . Dawdy ..... Greenville James Frake Clifton W . H . Ker . Prairie du Rocher Jas . McPherson .... Rockford W . E . Neal Bridgeport D . H . Shank Paris Homer Waters ,... Dawson INDIANA . Charles Barker Thorntown Walter Gordon Metamora Geo . W . Jessup Rockville Travis Neal Brownsburg Noah Wilson Mexico IOWA . E . Breitbach . Cascade J . H . Dehner * .... Cascade W . D . MoTavish Coggon • w KANSAS Manwaring Bros Lawrence E . W . Melville ...
! Berkshire Sales j [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
! Berkshire Sales j LARGE INCKEASE . The entries filed in the office of the American Berkshire Association during the month of August , 1903 , largely exceed the number presented for registration in any corresponding month . Complete registrations were made in August , 1903 , for breeders residing in Canada and the United States , as follows : Arkansas 9 California 25 Connecticut S Georgia 19 Illinois 41 Indiana 133 Iowa 54 Kansas 25 Kentucky 28 Maine 1 Maryland 10 Massachusetts 24 Michigan 31 Minnesota 9 Missouri , G 4 Nebraska 20 New Hampshire 4 Now York ¦ . - . 23 North Carolina 33 Ohio 42 Pennsylvania 12 South Carolina 2 Tennessee IS Texas 82 Virginia , 6 Vermont 4 Washington 2 Wisconsin 24 Canada 6 England 1 Total .... - . . 760 AUGUST SALES The demand for Berkshires continues strong and the sales reported for August , 1903 , largely exceed that of any previous August . The large and growing increase in the number of sales of recorded Berkshires no longer causes surprise , and ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
... Tie Farmer Prospers ..- Success in Agriculture means prosperity for all . When the farmer prospers all classes enjoy good times . In order to prosper the farmer must keep posted ln all matters pertaining to his business and secure the full margin of profit he is entitled to receive on nls crops . He must keep pace with and adopt the most approved methods for cultivating and marketing his crops . The farmer cannot succeed without a practical , progressive and up-to-date farm paper . It is his best investment , Such a Paper Is THE FARM HOME Of Springfield , Illinois , which con tans 20 or more pages of valuable information of great interest and practical value to every farmer and each ? J ^ m , b ^ r of his family . THE FARM HOME continues to be the leading favorite with the stock feeder , the dairyman , the swine breeder , the sheep breed * er , the poultryman and the farmer in- &lt; forested in better home-making and the education of the boys and girls . Read the Best Li...
jmtt * - » " !¦ m r ^————————— » ! $ lKCp J [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
jmtt * - » !¦ m r ^————————— » ! $ lKCp J WHERE TO BUY SOUTHDOWNS . Breeders and farmers . desiring to purchase first-class Southdowns will perve their interests by sending to the following well known gentlemen for price list , vlss : ILLINOIS . J . A . Leland Springfield MISSOURI . Thos . P . Hamilton Auxvasse NEW JERSEY . Edward E . Horton Chester NEW YORK . John H . Warren Hoosick Falls W . V . Hamilton Caledonia VERMONT . Billings Farm , George Aitken , fflgr Woodstock SHEEP NOTES , . Sheep are more economical meat producers than steers . When breeding to improve ewes should be two years old when bred . To secure the best returns in feeding have the sheep as even as possible . The more . sheep you can keep and keep right the less per sheep will the cost be . Under ordinary conditions the manure from sheep , should pay for the labor of caring for them . A good foot rot medicine must be somewhat caustic , in liquid form and cheap enough to use freely . Sheep should be charged with...
WHAT THE FARMER NEEDS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1903
WHAT THE FARMER NEEDS . ( Continued from page 5 , col . 4 . ) ergy and push to succeed in all the various duties on the farm , being exposed to all kinds of weather—sunshine and heat in the summer , and the cold blasts of winter , which demand such qualities to save them from discouragement . Farmers need to steer clear from the use of intoxicating liquors , that ruin the body and befog the brain , unfitting them to ^ -properly manage their business . A- drunken man is worthless in any place that you may put him . A farmer needs all his brains kept in perfect order to succeed well in his honorable calling . Farmers need the best of all around common sense of any class of people of the world , on account of the importance of their occupation . They need the respect of all classes of society in striving to obtain an honest living by hard labor and b &gt; feeding the millions dependent upon them . Thus farmers are humanitys true friends ; the great saviols from starvation , pro...
Millions Made in Mining [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 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 hlstosy of the country has the opportunity for making money In mining 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 more than sincere—Awe are certain . The greatest financiers of the world admit this and have backed up their Judgment by Investing millions In It , No other Industry la 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 , ~ panlcs , 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 ou...