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NEW RATIO A SUBTERFUGE . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
NEW RATIO A SUBTERFUGE . S OME persons who call themselves bimetaflists seem to think it desirable to change the old ratio of 16 to I . To all who are honest in this and who candidly say , why not ? we are willing to state our grounds for opposing any change of ratio and will do so in this article . . But it should be borne in mind , that , among-the subterfuges that the gold mononietallists , pure and simple , are accustomed to employ , this of a proposed change of ratio is one . A thorough-going friend of bimetallism writes us : Nothing would delight John Sherman more than to see the mints fuHof work to their utmost capacity recoining our silver money . He would say : Let them hum . Perhaps this expression of one who is perfectly familiar with the coinage business , having himself been an officer , or employe , in a mint for many years , will open the eyes of some of our mistaken bimetallists , who suggest recoining , at any ratio , but who do not understand the practical difficul...
Daily'Doings [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
DailyDoings MONDAY , MARCH 16 . —The largest and most powerful harbor tug on the lakes was launched at South Chicago . « —Star Hotel , Fort Scott , Kansas , burned . Thirty-two guests driven from their beds . Several were badly burned . —The Oklahoma homestead bill , which relieves homesteaders in Oklahoma of the payment of the purchase price of their home-, steads , passed the lower . house of Congress . —Miss Mary Lord Drake , daughter of , Governor Drake , of Iowa , received an invitation from Secretary of Navy Herbert to christen the battleship Iowa , to be launched March 28 . 1 TUESDAY , MARCH 17 . —Senator Lodge was burned in effigy by the Russian nihilistic , club of Chicago . , —Horace S . Clark withdraws as a candidate for nomination as governor of Illinois by the Republicans . —Amid the roll of drums and clanking of musketry the Kentucky general assembly adjourned sine die at six o clock , without electing a successor to Senator Blackburn . , WEDNESDAY , MARCH 18 . —Presid...
. Woman ahd Her Domain [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
. Woman ahd Her Domain WHY I SING . By Mrs . Mary . Felton . rWhy do I ; sing ? Because within my soul * Gush strains of song which .. I ; , cannot control , And so my words . in numbers simply roll . Why : d 6 I sing ? Because from out my heart Plow streams of song which God alone doth start ; : . And so because He bids , I act my part . Why do I : sing ? Because I -plainly hear Above earth s toil and tumult , loud and clear , . Within my soul , the music of the sphere . Earth y air and water , heights and depths , pro- ,: claim , . ¦¦ • -.. . ; - ; --. ; ... In one grand chorus , praises to His name , And I , ^ though weak , \ v ; ill strive to-praise the : . . . ¦ same . , ^ , . . . , . ¦ - . .: ¦ •• ^¦• ; And if a song which I in meekness sing , Might to some troul » led . heart . some comfort v jbringv ¦¦ .- . ¦ -,. . Happy my lot ! Loved song in triumph sing ! ¦ LENDING : A HELPING HAND : It is the little things in our every day life that are hardest to . • bear , and it helps...
KITCHENv CONVENIENCES ; . V- ' ., ' .- ; [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
KITCHENv CONVENIENCES ; . V- ., .- ; A ROCKING chair is one of the most convenient things ; for akitctien , uext to a lounge ; Dear me ! now you think I am one of the lazy kind . Well , I shall 4 et you think what yoii have a mind to ; but Ill not take that back . Of course I expect that the kitchen lias its usual appurtenances , in . regard to cooking , cleaning , etc ., etc ., but besides these we want a good old-fashioned rocking chair . A Boston rocker is piime for , resting in and if this lias a neat cushion for seat and back it is about as comfortable as an upholstered chair , and this is not saying muctij for some upholstered chairs are—well , hot ; as luxurious as they look . If you like you can piece a cushion for your chair and many farmer s wives do like a bit of patchwork on hand . An eagy way to make a cushion is to take long strips of cloth , for instance , brown and tan-colored , if you have them , from some old coat or something of that sort ; but if you have hot the...
Page 19 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
V 4 A pRP * Cut this out and send to-day for oati ,. / r . SiJV PKfP slbgue . : . Bioyoles ftpm 116 to $ 60 . ^ Sfc / Y , yOrffiV ¦ ¦¦¦¦ ¦¦ You save 60 percent if you buy A ^ gS ^ 3 Lyy ^®« i 3 kHIGH GRADE OXFORD . Shipped direot from fitHwl § i 5 i » EppBiSJfactory . Dont . pay agents and dealers profit . ^&amp; 3 Mr ^ ~ ^ fifi | r Oxford JIdse . Co . 338 Wabash Ave . Chicago . MONDAYS AIR CHURN . Agents wanted . Farmers and farmers sons ! Do you want to make money ? If so secure territory . Churns In three minutes . Sample $ 5 . 00 . Write at once and secure your territory . Address AMERICAJT SPECIALTY CO . i 334 Dearborn St ., Chicago , &lt; , R . W . OSBORN , REAL ESTATEBROKER BOSELAND , LOUISIANA . TaxeB Paid for Non-Residents . Titles Examined , A General Real Estate Business Transacted . -. . ll ^ a ^ ^^^^ j ^ JlH Using the ROCKER WASHER , J I apBH ^* ¦ Warranted to wash a family i \^^ C ^ i \ washing of 100 PIECES INc V XC ^ ONE HOUR , write for prices to &am...
Page 19 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
OUR NEW GLOVER LEAF FAMILY SCALE . Has large , substantial Tin Scoop , Brass Beam and Sliding Poise ; A first-class ; Scale In every ; way that every family needs . Will last a lifetime . It will tell you if your groceryman gives correct weight ; enable you to . weigh salt for butter , sugar for canning , pickling , arid hundreds of other uses . Dealera sell this . Scale at $ 3 . 50 . We furnish ! it to . our readers for only &gt; $ 2 . 00 , by freight ; arid guarantee it to please or refund the money ; and all expenses . ; . :: • .. •¦ : - FREE for a club of six subscribers . ¦ With the paper one year only $ 2 . 75 . Address , WESTERN RURAL , Chicago . QUICK CUT MINCING KNIFE jg ^ mgggSmmMm M ^ Patd July 16 , 1895 . ¦ ¦ BSJIIjliBpliElpl f lfo- Others Pending . . V : ^^ JJ ^ - V It s a Great Suece ^ s ; li ADVANTAGES .- M \\ Chops raw and cooked AX meats six tlmcsFastvr jj £ m /^ m ^ and very Much Easier J ^ jf / ¦ • y m % k than any other ; quickly AW ml i ^ cleaned , easy ...
"An April Armistice " [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
An April Armistice . By K . Vrboman King . In a capacious pocket of the Alleghanies were hid the rolling acres of the Widow Ostrander s plantation . The mountains were a stately guard , and their watch was so successful that even in the last year of our civil war no raiding party had yet found its way into the little glen . The only wagon road to the outer world was along the course of a brawling stream , that wound around the shoulders of the hills and out into the Shenandoah . The waters soon effaced any wheel tracks in the pebbly bottom , aind were equally kind in carrying away every evidence of passing-cavalry , as they were called upon to do the last of March , 18 65 . Sunset found the plantation negroes busy getting a hot supper for the hungry men who blvouaced , -as directed , , In one grassy field , while their horses roamed unguarded in another . Even -the prisoners shared in the general good cheer , being given the roomy basement , of the barn , with plenty of sweet hay fo...
WORLD'S FAIR MEDAL . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
WORLDS FAIR MEDAL . Granted , Together With a Sixteen-Award Diploma , to the Deering Company , - for , its Light-Draft Roller Bearing Machines . . Through the courtesy of : the , Deering Harvester Company , Chicago , we are enabled to show our readers a picture of the lhuch-talked-of Worlds Fair medals The Deering Company was awarded this medal in October , 1893 ,. together with a handsome diploma , enumerating sixteen separate awards . As our readers will remember , these awards were given to the Deering Company as a . rres ^ ^ field-trials of its binders * mowers and ^ cornrharvesters , held during the , F 4 ir in 1893 .,, Thesei ; trials , created : a decided sensation at the tinie , for they were the first official and scientific tests of ihei roller a hd ball bearing machines ; The official judges were as much suprised as anybody at the remarkable saving in draft made by these bearings . At field trials of competingmachines held by the same judges at WaynSej 111 ; , the lowest ...
" 5 DROPS" DID IT . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
5 DROPS DID IT . When I saw your advertisement in the paper , I did not know what good there was in your medicine , -but I tell you ? that 1 was suffering from cramps and very . often people thought that I could not live , but I got your bottle 5 DROPS just in time and now I can stand it to do a good day s work and not be as tired as I was before after one hour s work , t send you by this mail air the money I have and want to accept the agency . As soon as I sell It , I will order more . I think I can sell a great deal here as people can Ree what It has done for me . I feel stroriger than I have for three years and I want to take more of the &gt;( 5 DROPS myself as It is certainly a most wonderful remedy , and worked ; on me like magic . Hoping to hear from you at ari early date , I am Miss Anna Jaqulsh , Feb . 7 , 1896 . McB ride , Mich .
THE WOOL BUSINESS ; v- [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
THE WOOL BUSINESS ; v- One of the encouraging , features in the Chicago woolmarket is the removal of Messrs .: Silberrrian Bros , from their pr ^ s-, ent location at 208-14 Michigan street / to 122-8 Michigan street , corner LaSalle avenue . This building contains soine of the best wool lofts in the city . Three gbod ^ sized commission houses vacate it ; aino Messrs . Silbermah Bros , take possession and will occupy the entire space heretofore used by the threevrthe seven-story building Their large business requires them to seek larger quarters . They are anticipating plenty of consignments during the coming . season . -
Our Young Folks' Corner [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
Our Young Folks Corner TO AN EARLY ROBIN . By Mrs . A . B . McConnell . Oh- robin , do I hear you . This pleasant sunshine day ? Has old March been so winsome , You thought is must be May ? The south land with its flowers , its orange groves and vines , Had they not charrris far greater Than breath of fragrant pines ? And tell me of Mrs . Robin , — ( • Her voice I do not hear , — Did she . refuse to travel Till later in the year ? Or did you have a quarrel , A slight domestic squall ? And tis a . trifle doubtful , If she will come at . all . Or did you hear a boom In real estate , you know , And those who did not early come , Would not . have aaiy show ? ¦ Tis a mistake , dear robin * &gt; -. , Plenty of room we ve got ; The robiris and the blue-birds Shall have a corner lot . Sb from the sunny south land Where you have waited long , ... . We welcome you so gladly , And list to your sweet song . And among the . fragrant pines , Or in the apple tree , Make your nest , as suit...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
Kidney Complaints when discovered should have immediate attention if the person expects to live . It is one of the most dangerous of diseases . A mild case soon turns to an aggravated one if neglected . The best remedy is Di % Peters Blood Vitalizer the old Swiss-German remedy—in constant use for , over one hundred years . It seldom fails to cure diseases caused by impoverished or itapure blood or from a disordered stomach .,, No drugstore medicine ; is sold only by regular Vitalizer agents . Persons living where there are no agents for Dr . Peter s Blood Vitalizer can , by sending $ 3 . 00 , obtain twelve 85-cent trial bottles direct from the • proprietor . This offer can only be obtained once by the same person . Write tp DR . PETER FAHRNEY , am and 114 So . Hqyne Av « ., CHICAGO . AUSTRALIAN AGENCY The undersigned are desirous of representing American firms in A . TJ &amp; WLAJLI . A .. Manufacturers , patent medicine firms , hook , music and magazine publishers , etc ., ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
. By EDGAR lo . WA-K , g ^ Aff We are Ten . Travelers : There is the Merry Traveler , the Morose Traveler , the Clerical Traveler , the GipsyTraveler ; theChronic Traveler , the Casual Traveler , the Student Traveled , the Aimless Traveler , the Commercial Traveler , the Vagabond Traveler . How we came to know each other is no matter . We meet at times at my own apartments in a quaint old inn , beside a cavernous fireplace , into which countless now sightless ., eyes have for centuries peered , and in a P ^^ sant way we re-live Our pilgrimihgs ; or recount those romances of others which have touched our-hearts and tarried there . In this old room , with itsbrowri rafters , decrepit floor and little , high dormer windows , likejhe portholes of an old frigate , we seem to become almo &amp; Qne-fn-ithis &amp; ndly companionship ; We are so much one that when my guests ; have departed I . sit here by the old fireplace , where friendly voices and presences linger , and se...
FOR ST . PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
FOR ST . PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS . The North-Western Limited , sumptuously equipped with buffet , smoking and library cars , regular and compartment sleeping cars , and luxurious dining cars , leaves Chicago via the North-Western Line ( Chicago &amp; North-West-ern R y ) at 6 : 30 p . m . daily , and arrives at destination early the following morning . All principal ticket agents sell tickets via this popular route .
ACHANGE TO SECURE FREE GOVERNMENT LAND [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
ACHANGE TO SECURE FREE GOVERNMENT LAND In One of the Best Climatic Regions in the United States . TK 32 T . AJ &amp; M . JLSTD FIRE 8 ID G COMPANT , OF ^ KORTHERltf JLBI 5 BOJTA ,- Is opening up for settlement 200 i 000 acres of selected bottom land ; in the Little Colorado Valley , surrpuridlrig the town of Wihslow , in Northeastern ; Arizona . - ; . To secure quick ^ settlement , the ycompany makes the following proposition to a LIMITED NUMBER of good colonists : ^ ^¦ l / v . : ¦ • ^ . ¦ &gt; : ¦ ¦¦ ¦ ¦ -. !¦ : ¦ The company offers , perpetual water rights at the low : price ,. of $ 5 . 00 per acre ( not over 80 to any . one person or family ) , arid allows the settler tp . pay for the sanie in labor ; at current rates , providing the latter Invests the ; sum of $ 150 , for which he receives $ 400 of the capital stock of ther Farm and Fireside Company . The stock In this company ( th 4 Parent Company ) will benefit from all the revenue ^ derived from the irrigation...
Page 25 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 26 March 1896
ONLY 75 CENTS For the balance of this year . SEE OUR Grand Premium Seed Offer . FARMERS AND DEALERS . SECOND-HANDLUMBER AND IRON ROOFING ; Galvanized Pig or Sheep Troughs , each ei ot New Wire Nails in kegs of 100 lbs . any sizes ( only-600 ^ ^ kegV left ) iperkeg * •¦ * $ „ New Wire - Nails in kegs of 100 lbs . ( mixed sizes ) , per keg ... ? perKeg : ¦*» tMn * Mn ? hof tb ^ of « f ^ w ^ i ^^^ PPo ^ 0013 MANTELS , TILE , MACHINERY . Anything and every- ^ cmSGO Hom PW » W « K I ^ Lb ^ din ^ - B £ fore Purchasing galvanized or steelW roofing write